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Rail passengers travelling to the legendary Grand National on Saturday 5 April are being advised of enhanced travel arrangements put in place by East Midlands Trains.
About 750 extra seats will be added to trains running between Nottingham - Liverpool and back again to help race lovers get to the most famous Steeplechase race in the World. The race is held annually at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool.
Hourly train service to and from Liverpool Lime Street station are in place to get passengers to the city. For details on how to get to Aintree from Liverpool Lime Street go to: merseytravel.gov.uk
Peak services will be strengthened to run as six and seven carriage trains, rather than four carriages.
Passengers are strongly advised to check train times for their return journey, which can be done by visiting eastmidlandstrains.co.uk.
The trains will call, in both directions at: Nottingham, Alfreton, Chesterfield, Sheffield, Stockport, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road, Warrington Central, Widnes, Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street.
Neil Micklethwaite, Customer Service & Commercial Director, from East Midlands Trains said, "We're delighted to be-able to give more people the opportunity to travel by train to see this iconic race. By taking the train racegoers can relax and fully enjoy their day out at Aintree."