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Beer Day Britain

Hop On, Hop Off: EMR celebrates Beer Day Britain by sharing pub crawl near stations

● EMR is celebrating some of the great pubs and breweries near its stations on the Midland Mainline 
● It comes as the nation marks Beer Day Britain 
● Raise a glass with EMR, support your local and say cheers to beer

First Class 2

EMR's new intercity fleet: EMR documentary wins international award

  • EMR Aurora documentary wins international award
  • The video, which was created by Alchemy Films, won the Longform Documentary category at the Vega Awards
  • Episode explores features customers will enjoy when fleet enters into service
  • Designers, suppliers and EMR staff provide insight into the process of creating comfortable and practical interiors

EMR trial face-to-face personalised service for customers with accessibility needs

  • Pilot offers customers chance to visit Derby station to work through individual needs
  • Appointments will be free and face-to-face 
  • Scheme to run for six months in partnership with WelcoMe
East Midlands Railway

Travelling with EMR this Bank Holiday Sunday? This is what you need to know

• Customers should allow extra time for their journey due to engineering works and queuing systems in place
• EMR has added as many carriages as possible to help manage demand
• Services are likely to be busy with customers who normally use the West Coast Mainline

Strikes May

Rail Strikes: No EMR services on Wednesday, 8 May

  • EMR unable to run any services on Wednesday, May 8, due to industrial action by ASLEF
  • Between Monday, 6 and Saturday, 11 May services may be affected by an overtime ban
  • Strikes are part of a programme of industrial action affecting 18 train companies
  • Customers are advised to check their full journey, including first and last trains, before travelling

EMR introduces new sandwiches, snacks and wraps to its First Class menu

  • EMR launches new Spring food menu for First Class customers
  • It sees EMR partner with The Soho Sandwich Company
  • Fresh selection includes focaccia signature sandwiches, wraps and vegan options
Class 222

Travelling with us this Easter? Here are the things to remember

  • EMR issuing advice to customers who are travelling over the Easter Period 
  • Intercity and Connect services likely to be busier than normal due to closure of West Coast Mainline 
  • New queuing systems will be in place at St Pancras International - with reservations taking priority 
  • Customers recommended to allow extra time for their journey
Virtual tours - Wellingborough

Accessible Journey Planning: EMR unveils more virtual tours of stations

  • New virtual tours created for Corby, Wellingborough, Long Eaton, Loughborough, Chesterfield, Market Harborough and East Midlands Parkway
  • The tours allow customers to plan their journey through stations 
  • Customers able to explore public areas including toilets, platforms, car parks and drop-off locations
  • Project informed by EMR's Accessibility Panel
Aurora 1

EMR's new intercity fleet: First reveal of Aurora's interiors

  • EMR unveil first glimpse of new Aurora interiors
  • Video explores features customers will enjoy when fleet enters into service 
  • Designers, suppliers and EMR staff provide insight into the process of creating comfortable and practical interiors 
CL222 Seat Refurb 2

Intercity seat refurbishment: More than 1,200 seats completed

  • Three million pound project which will see more than 5,400 seats refurbished is progressing well 
  • The project will deliver a great improvement for EMR customers
  • 25 of the 27 trains now include carriages with new seat covers and padding 
  • Refreshes fleet for its life after the Midland Main Line
Sign Solutions

EMR launches British Sign Language service to help deaf customers

  • Deaf customers will be able to get support by accessing British Sign Language service 
  • Service will allow customers to get information about their journey and answer any questions during disruption 
East Midlands Railway

Customers urged to double check timings of EMR Christmas services

  • Customers urged to double check their journey details over the festive period
  • Some services will finish early and start later than normal - including on Christmas Eve
  • As usual, no services will run on Christmas Day or Boxing Day