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Services By Strike

Rail strikes: EMR services significantly reduced on 20 and 22 July

  • On Thursday, 20 July and Saturday, 22 July, many of EMR's routes will be reduced to one train an hour
  • Trains will only run between 07:30 - 18:30 - with last departures starting between 15:00 and 16:30
  • Between Monday, 17 July, and Saturday, 22 July, there will also be a number of train cancellations due to action short of a strike by the ASLEF union - this could be as late as 22:00 the day before customers travel
  • Customers are being advised to travel by rail only if absolutely necessary
Skegness this summer 2

The start of Skegness Summer: Customers urged to book in advance to guarantee their space to the seaside

  • Customers can book in advance to guarantee their space to the seaside
  • Queuing systems will be in place at Nottingham and Skegness, however customers with pre-booked tickets will be able to join the fast track queue.
  • Guidance applies to travel between July 9 and September 9
  • Direct bus services to Butlins and Ingoldmells will also be offered from Boston and Grantham
  • EMR will also run a number of Skegness Summer Special services which will start at Derby. 
EMR Fleet Regional - Class 170 train sitting on platform at Nottingham Station

Travel smoothly this summer: EMR launches multi-modal journey planner

  • EMR launch seamless door-to-door journey planner
  • Planner allows customers to choose journey based on journey time, environmentally friendly options or health benefits
  • Alongside rail, the suggested journey options also include all modes of transport
Services By Strike

Rail strike reminder: No services tomorrow or Saturday, 3 June and services significantly reduced on Friday

  • No services on Wednesday, 31 May and Saturday, 3 June
  • Services will be significantly reduced on Friday, 2 June and majority trains will only run between 0730 - 1830
  • On Friday, 2 June, intercity trains will start from Derby, rather than Sheffield due to engineering works
  • Customers are being advised to travel if only absolutely necessary and understand how return trip is affected
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EMR Regional customers to benefit from Smart Kiosks with real-time information screens

  • New real-time information screens fitted at stations as part of Smart Kiosk installation project
  • 14 stations across regional network receive screens 
  • Customers able to access real-time arrival and departure times
Boston - Cafe

Boston railway station transformation as EMR announces £2.8 million investment

  • Significant investment funded by Government Town Deal Fund through Boston Town Deal
  • Development will transform Boston railway station as the gateway to the town
  • Improvements include a new community Café, bookable community space and improved customer waiting and toilet facilities
Skegness - Taxi Rank

New era for Skegness rail customers as EMR announces £3.3 million station transformation

  • Significant investment funded by Government Town Deal Fund through Connected Coast Town Deal
  • Development will transform Skegness railway station as the gateway to the town and Lincolnshire coast
  • Improvements include a renovated concourse area, a community café, new retail units and improved customer waiting and toilet facilities
E.ON Station chargers

EMR to introduce electric vehicle charging points at Loughborough station

  • Four charging points to be fitted near station car park entrance
  • Pay as you go system – customers only pay for the electricity used
  • App technology will allow users to remotely check if the charging point is available
eastcroft

EMR team up with University of Sheffield AMRC on depot simulation tool

● EMR working with specialist engineers from the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre to improve depot efficiency
● New tool will help simulate different scenarios at Nottingham's Eastcroft depot
● Project ultimately aims to improve service for customer