we are Lumo

we’re reimagining rail, as your all-electric train service


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We're reimagining rail as the ultimate travel experience with our sustainable electric train service. Lumo's electric trains revolutionise eco-friendly travel, effortlessly linking destinations for a sustainable and greener journey.

sustainability matters

Lumo is an innovative electric travel service, travelling exclusively on the East Coast of the UK between London & Edinburgh, calling at Stevenage, Newcastle & Morpeth. We are helping to improve regional connectivity while offering alternatives to Newcastle and Luton airports.

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But we’re not just any old train, we’re your green electric service armed with some smart thinking aiming to shake up the industry and revolutionise the way you travel. Giving you great value with our low price train tickets. Or as we like to think of it, we’re the train we’ve all been waiting for.

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Lumo is an innovative all-electric rail service, connecting London with the rest of the East Coast, taking you all the way to Edinburgh with a fast, sustainable, and affordable train service. 

Lumo launched in 2021, emerging as an open-access and innovative train operator committed to redefining your travel experience. That experience made sustainable; through all-electric train travel, a plant-based friendly onboard menu and as a fully digital company.

Lumo trains operate using the all new Hitachi ClassCl 803 100% electric trains, ensuring passengers enjoy a journey characterized by both speed and comfort. You can find more about our fleet here.

Yes, Lumo trains take pride in offering an onboard catering service as well as a pre-order LumoEats service made available to purchase before the day of travel. Our onboard trolley service offers a great range of snacks and drinks. If you would like to purchase hot food or sandwiches you can do so before your journey at LumoEats.

It's important to note that Lumo train tickets are exclusively valid for Lumo trains and cannot be used for travel on other train operators unless stated so during unexpected disruption. For updates on disruption and ticket acceptance head to our Twitter page.

Lumo trains prioritise passenger comfort, providing well-designed seating arrangements specifically designed by Hitachi to be ergonomic for extended comfort no matter how long your journey. Our seats are equipped with amenities such as power sockets, extendable tray tables, reading lights, coat hangers and Wi-Fi, ensuring a pleasurable and convenient travel experience.

Lumo adheres to a set policy on luggage which can be found here.