News from East Midlands Trains


Hundreds of extra seats available to Skegness Every Saturday

Special summer train to run on Saturdays between Derby, Nottingham and Skegness from tomorrow (17 July). 

Tickets available for just £18.90 day return.

East Midlands Trains is encouraging people to take a trip to Skegness by train this summer by providing an additional eight carriage train to run between Derby, Nottingham and the popular seaside destination every Saturday until 30 August.

The additional train, which runs for the first time tomorrow (Saturday 17 July) will provide hundreds of extra seats and will run at the following times:

  • Depart Derby: 07.53
  • Depart Long Eaton: 08.03
  • Depart Beeston: 08.12
  • Depart Nottingham: 08.24 
  • Depart Sleaford: 09.14 
  • Depart Boston: 09.44
  • Arrive Skegness: 10.47

The train will also call at Sleaford and Boston details of the timetable can also be found on the website or on posters displayed at stations.   Return travel can be made on one of East Midlands Trains’ regular services between Skegness and Nottingham, where connections are available through to Derby.

Tickets are available for just £18.90 for a day return, with a special £20 fare also available for passengers who wish to return on a different day, provided they use the special train for their outward journey.

As well as the extra train, East Midlands Trains will also strengthen a number of other services during the busy summer period.

David Horne, Commercial & Customer Service Director for East Midlands Trains, said: “We’re pleased to be providing hundreds of extra seats for passengers travelling to Skegness again this year, and hope people take advantage of this special train to enjoy a trip to the seaside.”