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New era for Skegness rail customers as £3.3 million station transformation begins today, 6 November

Work is beginning on phase 1 of the transformational redevelopment at Skegness Railway Station to completely reconfigure the layout of the station and improve passenger flow.

£3.3 million is being invested at Skegness railway station, funded by the Government Town Deal Fund through Connected Coast Town Deal, Network Rail and East Midlands Railway (EMR).

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Bingham railway trespass: EMR release footage of children playing on the tracks

  • Footage shows children playing on the tracks at Bingham station
  • One piece of footage shows a child retrieving one of his shoes
  • EMR is urging parents and guardians to remind children of the dangers of playing on or near the railway
Hate Crime Event

EMR host hate crime awareness event at Derby station

  • EMR host event to raise awareness of support available for victims of hate crime
  • A number of agencies spent the day speaking to both customers and staff at Derby station 
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Customers urged to check before they travel ahead of Midland Main Line engineering work

  • On Saturday (21) and Sunday (22) lines between Leicester and Kettering will be closed for engineering works
  • A rail replacement bus service will be in operation both days between Kettering, Market Harborough and Leicester
  • EMR Connect services will also start and terminate at Wellingborough, rather than Kettering or Corby
  • Some EMR services in Lincolnshire may also be affected by Storm Babet 
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Restart a Heart Day: EMR customers and staff learn vital skills at Derby station

  • EMR customers and staff take part in Restart a Heart Day at Derby station 
  • Participants learn how to do CPR and use a defibrillator 
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Kettering, Market Harborough and Wellingborough receive new customer information screens as part of £1million station project

  • Interactive screens offer accessibility and local information - such as onward travel options or tourist information
  • New screens will help customers better access and understand information during disruption
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Business bookings bounce back as firms choose EMR’s platform for best deal

  • EMR sees a 60 per cent increase in bookings by firms choosing to use its travel platform
  • Platform helps businesses find the most cost-effective fares and quickly book their rail travel
Services By Strike

Rail strike reminder: No services on Wednesday

  • No EMR services on Wednesday, October 4, due to industrial action 
  • Services also affected by overtime ban from Monday, October 2 to Friday, October 6