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East Midlands Trains - Articles and news items

Extended East Midlands Trains franchise marks start of £13m investment

Rail industry news / 19 October 2015 /

East Midlands Trains has marked the start of an extended franchise to operate rail services between London, the East Midlands and northern England alongside a £13 million investment of improvements.

East Midlands Trains extends Technical Service Agreement

Rail industry news / 24 September 2015 /

Trains (EMT) has extended a Technical Service Agreement (TSA) with Bombardier for a further three years until March 2018.

Government confirms East Midlands Trains franchise

Rail industry news / 16 September 2015 /

UK Rail Minister Claire Perry announces the continuation of the East Midlands Trains rail franchise which will include an improvement package to benefit passengers.

Stagecoach rail franchises successful in community rail awards

Rail industry news / 30 September 2013 /

Eight accolades recognising community initiatives across East Midlands Trains and South West Trains…

Green light for Nottingham as £100m rail investment completes on time

Rail industry news / 27 August 2013 /

After five weeks of around-the-clock effort, a full train service has begun again at Nottingham station…

East Midlands Trains says electrification is good news for passengers

Rail industry news / 16 July 2012 /

Electrification will cut journey times and provide more capacity for future growth…

Record speed on Midland main line

Rail industry news / 3 July 2012 /

Network Rail and East Midlands Trains have operated a diesel train at 125mph for the first time on the Midland main line…

£70 million investment programme gets the thumbs up from rail passengers

Rail industry news / 28 June 2012 /

Satisfaction up in 28 categories in latest independent passenger survey…

Stagecoach extends Fujitsu contract for rail ticketing systems on South West Trains and East Midlands Trains

Rail industry news / 29 March 2011 /

South West Trains & East Midlands Trains, have enhanced their contracts with Fujitsu…

East Midlands Trains launch Passenger WiFi

Rail industry news / 6 September 2010 /

Nomad Digital is delighted to announce that East Midlands Trains today launched their new on board Passenger WiFi service…

Fuel technology trial on East Midlands Trains drives greener trains

Rail industry news / 5 July 2010 /

East Midlands Trains, announced the results of a successful fuel technology trial designed to reduce fuel consumption…