THE NUMBER of direct trains between Stratford and London Marylebone will double in May.
Direct trains between Stratford and the capital will increase in both directions from three to six on weekdays.
There will also be additional services on the weekend. Saturday will see four direct trains from London to Stratford, with five trains running in the other direction.
On Sundays there will be five direct trains in each direction, increasing from the current two from Stratford to London and the single service from the capital to Stratford.
Chiltern Railways also say new timetable will also see changes aimed at improving performance and creating capacity.
Chiltern commercial director Eleni Jordan said: “We’re delighted to make these improvements to our Stratford-upon-Avon service and these additional services will mean that the number of direct services between Stratford and London each week will more than double.
“We hope that these direct journeys will provide a more seamless and easier journey for both Stratford residents and visitors.”