East Midlands Trains

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East Midlands Trains - Info

General

The trains from East Midlands Trains run from London St Pancras to Luton Airport Parkway, Luton, Leicester, Derby and Sheffield.  

Map

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Seat reservations are optional
  • A trolley service is available on selected services 
  • Free wifi for 15 minutes on all trains to London St Pancras

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Solo seats 
  • Newspaper 
  • Reclining seats
  • Reservation if you buy online 
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power sockets at all seats 
  • Free wifi on all trains to London St Pancras
  • On weekdays drinks and snacks are included 
  • At the weekend a free coffee or tea is available at the bar

Catering

  • On East Midlands Mainline services a buffet provides a range of delicious healthy food options, plus snacks and Fairtrade drinks. A trolley service is available on selected East Midlands Connect services.
  • On weekdays drinks and snacks are included 
  • At the weekend a free coffee or tea is available at the bar

Wifi
Wifi is available for free 

Power sockets  
Available at all 1st class seats.

Children

  • Children up to 4 years travel for free when they don't need an own seat.
  • Children from 5 untill 15 years get a 50% discount on most tickets
  • Seat reservations are possible for kids between 5 and 15, but not for children below 5 years. 

Animals
Small dogs, cats and other small are allowed, max. 2 per person. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times unless contained in a basket. 
Dogs without leads, cats, birds and small animals must be carried in an enclosed basket, cage or pet carrier. Animals and containers must not occupy seats, otherwise a charge will be made. 

Animals are not allowed in restaurant cars. Caledonian Sleeper allows dogs to accompany able-bodied passengers subject to a charge for a heavy duty clean. Booking for all dogs travelling in Sleepers should be made at least 48 hours in advance.

Luggage
Officially there is a luggage limit of two large suitcases per passengers with the height+width+length not larger than 158 cm and not heavier then 32 kg each, but in practice this isn't enforced.  There are luggage racks for big suitcases and backpacks near the entrance doors, for smaller bags there is space in the overhead luggage racks and under your seat. 

Boarding 
No. 

Railcards  
You can use all national Railcards on all trains of Arriva Trains Wales. 

Interrail / Eurail / BritRail 
Passengers with a valid BritRailInterrail or Eurail-pass can use all trains. Seat reservations are optional and can be made up to one day in advance. 

Groups 
For groups from 6 persons we offer special group fares, see Group travel by train.

Business
The first class offers all the amenities needed for the business traveller to work and relax on board including special departure lounges, flexible fares and meals and wifi on board. See also Business travel by train.

At the station
Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.   

London St. Pancras International - Info

Railway Station London

"London St Pancras" is one of the main stations in London and is the starting station for Eurostar-trains to Brussels, Amsterdam, Lille and Paris. 

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office

  • Monday - Friday 05:00 - 01:36
  • Saturday 05:00 - 00:36
  • Sunday 05:30 - 01:36

Info

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: There are Santander cycles available near this station. See Santander Cycle Hire for further details.
  • First class lounge: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage:  Baggage Storage (Lockers). Situated on the main Concourse. Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.
  • Parking: yes, http://www.trainstationparking.co.uk/

To the Big Ben

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton, change at Green Park, Jubilee to Stratford, get off Westminster Station
  • Walking: 57 minutes
  • Bike: 20 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 91 (recommended)
  • Taxi: 18 minutes

To London Waterloo

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton, change at Oxford Circus, Bakerloo to Elephant & Castle 
  • Walking: 52 minutes
  • Bike: 22 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 59
  • Taxi: 22 minutes

To London Kings Cross

  • Walking: 2 minutes

To London Euston

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton 
  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 91, 390, 10, 476
  • Taxi: 5 minutes

To London Victoria

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton 
  • Walking: 74 minutes
  • Bike: 27 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 390
  • Taxi: 26 minutes

To London Paddington

  • Underground: Hammersmith & City Line to Paddington 
  • Walking: 64 minutes
  • Bicycle: 29 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205
  • Taxi: 20 minutes

To London Marylebone

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton, change at Oxford Circus, Bakerloo Harrow & Wealdstone  
  • Walking: 50 minutes
  • Bike: 19 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205 (recommended) 
  • Taxi: 16 minutes

To London Liverpool Street

  • Underground: Northern to Morden  
  • Walking: 50 minutes
  • Bike: 18 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205, 214
  • Taxi: 17 minutes

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Sheffield station - Info

Railway Station Sheffield

"Sheffield" is the name of the main train station of Sheffield.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 05:00 - 22:50
  • Saturday 05:00 - 22:50
  • Sunday 07:30 - 23:00

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: 10 hire cycles available from the Sheffield station cycle hub
  • First class lounge: yes, located on platform 5
  • Wifi: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, Station Short Stay Car Park
  • First class Lounge: no

To the city centre

  • Walking: 5 minutes
  • Bike: 2 minutes
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: - 
  • Taxi: yes

To the airport 

Trans Pennine Express operate a daily, frequent train service, direct to Manchester Airport.

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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