News from East Midlands Trains


Tickets for East Midlands Trains' next Red Dot Day now on sale!

  • Next Red Dot Day to be held at East Midlands Parkway on Saturday 5 March 
  • Priced at £15 for adults and £5 for kids for a return trip to London 
  • Book in advance or turn up and go on the day 
  • Visit now to download a voucher

East Midlands Trains has announced the date of its next Red Dot Day as Saturday 5 March and tickets are now on sale for just £15 return.

The Red Dot Day will offer unlimited travel from East Midlands Parkway throughout the East Midlands Trains’ network on Saturday 5 March, with tickets priced at just £15 return for adults and £5 for kids.  

East Midlands Trains launched its innovative Red Dot Days in June 2009, and has so far held eleven of these special days at different stations across its network, with almost 16,000 passengers taking advantage of one of the discounted tickets.

Marc Turley, Head of Marketing for East Midlands Trains, said: “Our Red Dot Days have proved a huge success and we know that people eagerly await an announcement about when and where the next one will be held!

“With an 850 space car parking offering all-day parking for just £5 and a regular train service to London, East Midlands Parkway has proved a popular location to hold our Red Dot Days.  We’re pleased to be returning to East Midlands Parkway for the fourth time and hope that our first Red Dot Day of 2011 will prove to be a huge success.

“We want as many people as possible to take advantage of this special offer, so are urging people to book early and reserve a seat in advance, which can all be done easily at East Midlands Parkway station.”

Passengers can travel on any East Midlands Trains service from East Midlands Parkway throughout Saturday 5 March.  Return travel can be made on any train, any time, provided return travel is made on the same day.

Tickets are available only from East Midlands Parkway station with a special voucher, which can be downloaded from East Midlands Trains’ dedicated website,    Passengers are advised to book early and reserve seats for their journey.

East Midlands Trains has also announced plans to hold a Red Dot Day at Corby station on Saturday 2 April.  Tickets will go on sale in early March.