Meet our trains

Our tradition of naming services dates back to the railway’s earliest days.

Current named services all run to and from London Paddington – their names, and the stations at the other end of the line, are: 
  • Armada – Plymouth 
  • Atlantic Coast Express – Newquay 
  • Bristolian – Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Temple Meads
  • Capitals United – Swansea 
  • Cathedrals Express – Hereford 
  • Cheltenham Spa Express – Cheltenham Spa
  • Cornish Riviera – Penzance
  • Cornishman – Penzance
  • Devon Express – Paignton
  • Golden Hind – Penzance
  • Mayflower – Plymouth
  • Merchant Venturer – Penzance and Bristol Temple Meads
  • Night Riviera – Penzance
  • Pembroke Coast Express – Pembroke Dock
  • Red Dragon – Carmarthen 
  • Royal Duchy – Penzance
  • St David – Swansea
  • Torbay Express – Paignton