Edinburgh to London budget train now has new Lumo Eats digital food menu

Edinburgh to London budgets train is now offering new Lumo Eats food menu.

The new Lumo Eats digital menu gives Edinburgh passengers to book in-journey snacks from brands like Upper Crust that is then delivered to their seat by staff.

The menu is available on the train company’s website, with options including items from SSP brands including The Pasty Shop and Upper Crust.

The hot meals will be brought in on “hot-bags” to Lumo trains at London King’s Cross and Edinburgh Waverley stations, from where staff will deliver them to customers in their seats shortly before departure.

Customers must be boarding in either London or Edinburgh to take advantage of the hot meal pre-order service, but other food items including salads, snacks and drinks will also be available for pre-order, and will be served to customers from the onboard trolley during the journey.

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Open access operator Lumo currently offers two daily return services between London and Edinburgh via Stevenage, Newcastle and Morpeth, with plans to increase this to five services per day by January.

Commenting on the news Andy Webb, managing director at Rail Gourmet, said; “We’re delighted to be partnering with Lumo to provide this exciting new service.

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“The new venture will combine the formidable strengths of SSP’s F&B brands with Rail Gourmet’s expertise in rail catering, supported by cutting-edge technology provided by our partner Servy.

“Offering the convenience of ordering freshly-prepared food that’s delivered quickly and directly to your seat; this new service is set to make a real difference to the F&B offer for rail passengers.”

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