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Luton Airport Express

The Big Regional Refurb: EMR announce start of £60 million project to revamp regional fleet

  • £60 million programme to revamp EMR's Connect and Regional fleet has begun
  • Programme will see Class 360, Class 158 and Class 170 trains refurbished 
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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
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EMR joins forces with tech firm on groundbreaking safety project

  • EMR collaborates with tech firm to trial groundbreaking monitoring software 
  • Project funded by Department for Transport (DfT) and Innovate UK's First of Kind scheme
  • New approach allows more efficient and safer working at depots 
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Intercity seat refurbishment: Multi-million pound investment will see complete fleet improved

  • Three million pound project will see more than 5,500 seats refurbished 
  • Provides a great improvement for EMR customers and refreshes fleet for its life after the Midland Main Line
  • First improved units will be in service later this month 
  • Old seat materials will be recycled 

EMR launch Luton Airport Express - travel from London to the airport in 32 minutes from just £10

  • Travel from London St Pancras to London Luton Airport in as little as 32 minutes, every 30 minutes
  • Fares start from just £10 - including the price of DART ticket
  • Trains have ample luggage space, accessible toilets and free WiFi 
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Customers enjoy first chance to try out EMR's new Intercity train seats

  • Customers at Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield try out seats that will be used in EMR's new Aurora fleet 
  • Positive reaction from customers to bespoke design and features 
  • Leicester and East Midlands Parkway customers will also get the chance to try new seats

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