East Midlands Trains Launches Mobile Website

East Midlands Trains Launches Mobile Website 
- Live departure and arrival information and journey planning
available  
- New site also allows customers to buy tickets on the move  
- Re-launch of full website also offers improved layout with easy
accessible information 
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/13 -- East Midlands
Trains has launched a new mobile friendly website, allowing customers
to buy cheap train tickets, check train times and plan their journeys
whilst on the move.  
The new mobile site is specifically designed to be accessed on mobile
devices and offers East Midlands Trains customers a range of the most
popular options to help them plan their journey. Customers can search
for and buy cheapest train tickets available, plan a train journey or
check arrival and departure times for any station in the UK.  
The launch of East Midlands Trains' new mobile website follows
feedback from customers and has been driven by the need to provide
improved information for people on the move.  
Marc Turley, Head of Commercial for East Midlands Trains, said: "We
know that more and more people are using smartphones and mobile
devices to plan their journeys with us. These devices also play a
vital role in keeping people informed with the latest information on
our services whilst on the move.  
"All of our services to London now have on-board WiFi and we'll
shortly be starting the roll-out of free WiFi at 30 of our stations
so people will be able to connect to our new mobile website even more
easily."  
In addition to the mobile website, East Midlands Trains has also
launched a new main website at http://www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk.
The new-look website has been updated to make it even easier for
customers to find all the information they need in one place, from
station and ticket information, to the service offered on board East
Midlands Trains' services.  
The new homepage also features a Live Information tool to make it
quicker for customers to find up to date information on their
service. Booking a ticket is now even easier, with access to a new
and improved booking tool on every page of the website.  
Marc continues: "Our new and improved booking tool is now displayed
on every page throughout our website, meaning that customers can
quickly and easily find the best and cheapest tickets for any train
journey around the UK. Our website also offers the cheapest tickets
for any journey on our network, so we'd advise anybody to visit
http://www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk to get the best deal."  
Further information about East Midlands Trains can be found at
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk, or follow twitter @EMTrains.  
East Midlands Trains  
- East Midlands Trains, part of the Stagecoach Group, runs fast,
frequent trains from and to London St Pancras International and key
UK destinations throughout the East Midlands, including Leicester,
Derby, Sheffield, Nottingham, Manchester and Liverpool.  
- East Midlands Trains is currently investing over GBP 40 million to
improve stations across its network and every single passenger train
within its fleet.  
Notes to Editors  
For media enquiries, please contact East Midlands Trains on 01738
442111. Out of office hours: An on-call service operates for urgent
media enquiries out of hours. To access this service, please call
08448 222888 and quote MEDIA1. Please leave a short message,
including your name, media organisation, phone number and the nature
of your enquiry. The on call press officer will then return your
call.  
For a selection of East Midlands Trains images visit
www.flickr.com/photos/eastmidlandstrains.  
Stagecoach Group  


 
--  Stagecoach Group is a leading international public transport group, with
    extensive operations in the UK, United States and Canada. The Group
    employs around 35,000 people, and operates bus, coach, train, and tram
    services. 
--  Stagecoach is one of UK's biggest bus and coach operators with around
    7,800 buses and coaches. Around 2.5 million passengers travel on
    Stagecoach's buses every day on a network stretching from south-west
    England to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The Group's business
    includes major city bus operations in London, Liverpool, Newcastle,
    Hull, Manchester, Oxford, Sheffield and Cambridge. Low-cost coach
    service, megabus.com, operates between around 60 towns and cities across
    the UK. 
--  Stagecoach is a major UK rail operator, running the South West Trains,
    Island Line and East Midlands Trains networks. It has a 49% shareholding
    in Virgin Rail Group, which operates the West Coast inter-city rail
    franchise. 
--  Stagecoach also operates the Supertram light rail network in Sheffield. 
--  In North America, Stagecoach operates around 2,900 buses and coaches in
    the United States and Canada. Megabus.com links more than 100 key
    locations in North America. Stagecoach is also involved in operating
    commuter and transit services, contracted bus services, charters,
    sightseeing tours and a small number of school bus services. 

Contacts:
Media Enquiries
East Midlands Trains
01738 442111
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
 
 
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