Less Busy Trains
Find less peak busy trains
You can use this page to help decide which train to catch if you want to avoid the busiest services. It is not a live feed but provides a useful guide to predict the busier trains during the peak hours*. Typically, services outside of these times should be less busy.
*For services to and from London Liverpool Street, the peak hours for arrivals is between 07:00 and 10:00 and departures is between 16:00 and 19:00.
Check out how to use our less busy trains tool.
Green indicates there should be space available for social distancing. Fewer than 65% of seats are likely to be occupied
Amber indicates that social distancing is unlikely to be possible on this train. Fewer than 90% of seats are likely to be occupied
Red indicates that social distancing will not be possible on this train. All seats are likely to be occupied and some standing should be expected
Purple indicates that the service is expected to be extremely busy with standing throughout the train
Where a red or purple symbol appears, please consider traveling at a different time. All the information will be updated on a regular basis.