c2c line status: Good service

Company information

c2c is the award-winning train operator running services between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness, serving 26 stations in East London and South Essex.

One of the UK’s most punctual and most popular train operators, we have won 15 industry and corporate awards in the past five years, including being named “Rail Operator of the Year” at the 2018 National Transport Awards.

Since February 2017, c2c has been owned by Italian-based Trenitalia, one of Europe’s leading rail operators. The passenger rail arm of FS Italiane Group, Trenitalia manages passenger services with long haul connections, both on high speed (Frecciarossa) and conventional lines, and regional and metropolitan services.

Overall FS Italiane Group runs 8,000 trains a day, serving 600 million passengers and carrying 50 million tons of freight a year, over a network exceeding 16,700 kilometres.

Our company name is Trenitalia c2c Limited (trading as c2c), registered number 07897267. Our registered address is 2nd Floor, Cutlers Court, 115 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7BR.


Since the line was first built in the 1850s it has operated under a number of different names.

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Advertising and charities on c2c

If you’d like to promote your business on the c2c route or are a charity enquiring about fundraising you can find more information about working with us. 

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Tax strategy

Read Trenitalia UK Group’s approach to conducting its tax affairs and dealing with tax risks for the year ending 31 December 2017.

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