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East Midlands Trains is helping even more people to enjoy the world famous Lincoln Christmas market this year by providing special train services from Nottingham, Sheffield and Derby.
The train operator will be providing over 31,000 additional seats for passengers travelling from across the East Midlands Trains network, with a total of 22 special train services provided for market visitors.
FRIDAY 6 DECEMBER
These special services will operate with eight carriages, providing over 450 seats per train.
Travelling to Lincoln
Returning from Lincoln
SATURDAY 7 DECEMBER
These special services will operate with seven or eight carriages, providing up to 450 seats per train:
Travelling from Lincoln
The following three carriage additional services will also operate on local routes around Lincolnshire:
As well as providing additional services, the majority of local Lincolnshire services will also run with extra carriages.
Neil Micklethwaite, Customer Service and Commercial Director for East Midlands Trains, said: “We know how popular Lincoln’s Christmas market is with people travelling from far and wide.
“We’ve therefore worked really hard to build on the success of last year’s plan and made some radical changes to allow us to offer the maximum number of extra seats across our network. This year, we’ll be providing more than 31,000 extra seats through a combination of special trains and our existing trains running with more carriages. We’re certain this will provide a great opportunity for even more people to pay a visit to Lincoln’s famous market”.
Passengers are strongly advised to use the additional special services for travelling to and from the Christmas market and book tickets in advance to avoid queues on the day. A queuing system will be in place at key stations and passengers are therefore advised to arrive in plenty of time to catch their train. Group bookings and reservations will be not be available on journeys to/from Lincoln on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 December.
For more information about East Midlands Trains’ Christmas market trains or to book train tickets, visit www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk or follow Twitter @EMTrains