A MAIN LINE OF GROWTH

EAST MIDLANDS TRAINS HAS LED THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE ST PANCRAS ROUTE

The Midland Main Line (MML) is undergoing a transformation, with a range of infrastructure improvements including electrification. But in many ways this upgrade is simply the culmination of a journey that has been ongoing since privatisation. Stagecoach’s East Midlands Trains franchise has been leading improvements on the route over the last 11 years. Since 2007, the number of passenger journeys on the MML has grown by nearly 20%, despite a challenging economic environment, particularly through the early years of the franchise. The key to this growth has been a series of incremental improvements to timetables and journey times. A timetable change in

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