Rail passengers will have the opportunity to challenge snooker pro Ken Doherty to a quick game of snooker whilst travelling through Sheffield station today (Friday 17 April) as East Midlands Trains helps to launch the World Snooker Championships.
Customer satisfaction with train services on the East Midlands Trains network has risen to 88%, according to the latest data issued today (27 January 2015) by independent watchdog Passenger Focus.
Customer satisfaction with train services on the East Midlands Trains network stands at 87% according to the latest data issued today by independent watchdog Passenger Focus.
Customers using East Midlands Trains’ First Class Lounges at Derby, Nottingham and St Pancras will notice a difference to their waiting facilities following the completion of a interior refresh of the three station lounges.
Derby City Council, East Midlands Trains and Network Rail all joined forces to celebrate 175 years since the first ever passenger train ran between Derby and Nottingham. The Midland Counties Railway, which officially opened on Thursday 30 May 1839, ran the first ever train between these two East Midlands Trains’ cities and hundreds of people along the route greeted the ‘flying wonder’ with shouts of applause as the rail link between Derby and Nottingham opened for the first time.
East Midlands Trains and trentbarton have teamed up again to launch a special, combined rail and bus ticket for shoppers visiting the East Midlands Designer Outlet.
A new train service is to be introduced from Sheffield and Chesterfield to Belper to help meet the continued demand for rail journeys from the town.
Rail passengers in Alfreton, Kidsgrove and Market Harborough are to benefit from improved access to their stations.
Passengers travelling through Sheffield station later this week will be treated to a raft of snooker-themed activity.
Passengers using Lincoln station will now be welcomed to a completely refurbished ticket office as a £250,000 scheme to improve passenger facilities at the station is completed.
East Midlands Trains passengers have benefited from over £1.5 million worth of improvements at their train stations over the last year.