Rail passengers in Northampton will benefit from a number of express trains to and from London Euston when a new timetable is introduced this weekend.
Train operater London Midland has added 10 extra four-car trains between Birmingham New Street and London Euston resulting in an additional 139,000 seats every week.
This includes 64,000 extra seats in and out of London Euston and 75,000 extra seats in and out of Birmingham New Street.
New timetables will be introduced on Sunday, December 14. and Northampton commuters from some express trains to and from London Euston that will avoid stations such as Watford, Hemel Hempstead, Tring and Leighton Buzzard.
The new trains have been made funded following £62 million of government investment.
London Midland managing director, Patrick Verwer said “With more people travelling with us each year our passengers are telling us they want more services, quicker journeys and more seats. We have listened and taken the opportunity with our new trains to make as many improvements for as many passengers as we can. With £62 million invested in new trains, this is the biggest change to our timetable in six years.”