News from East Midlands Trains

07.04.2009

Passengers from Oakham set to benefit from direct link to London

East Midlands Trains is very pleased to announce that it will be launching a direct daily service from Oakham to London on Monday 27 April.

The service, which will call at Oakham at 06.15 every weekday morning, will arrive at London St Pancras International at 07.55.  The return journey will leave at 18.00, arriving into Oakham at 19.42.  The train will Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Bedford and Luton on its way to London.  Tickets are now on sale and can be booked through eastmidlandstrains.co.uk.

Commenting, David Horne from East Midlands Trains said:

“We know just how important it is for any town to have direct links to London, and for that reason, we’re absolutely delighted to be providing this brand new, direct rail link for the people of Rutland”.

“This new link will provide many opportunities for passengers from Oakham: it will serve travellers who need to arrive in London in time for a morning business meeting, and leisure travellers who want to enjoy a full day seeing the sights of London.  Or for the more adventurous, a quick change of platform at St Pancras onto Eurostar services can have you in Paris in time for lunch!”