Thomas Ableman from Chiltern Railways explains how they are expecting a lot of business for the new service.
Virgin Trains, who operate on the West Coast Mainline, say that competition is good for customers and it has more frequent, faster services.
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Dry with bright or sunny periods, allowing temperatures to rise a little higher, making it feel warm in the light winds.
There will be plenty of sunshine across the region today and it will be generally warmer, with a light south-westerly breeze.