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Enjoy a Great Escape by train with London Midland for just £10!

Press Release   •   Feb 08, 2010 08:03 GMT

London Midland is slashing the cost of rail travel this half term with a special £10 ticket that allows a day's travel anywhere on its network.

'The Great Escape' promotion runs from 13 February to 21 February 2010, and aims to get people out and about by train over the half-term week.

As well as the big cities of London, Birmingham and Liverpool, London Midland runs to a host of other popular destinations including Worcester, Hereford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Shrewsbury, Lichfield, and Stoke-on-Trent.

“With a network stretching from Liverpool in the north to London in the south, our Great Escape ticket really is fantastic value for money”, said Alex Hynes, Commercial Director for London Midland.

“It's also a great time to get out and about, now the days are getting longer and the Christmas holidays are a distant memory!”

London Midland has also negotiated a great range of 2 for 1 offers at local attractions, theatres and restaurants in both London and Birmingham, available exclusively for rail travellers.

The £10 Great Escape tickets are available to anyone with a special voucher. Fifty thousand vouchers are available, and can be downloaded from the London Midland website at or by calling 08451 28 00 89.

For more details, visit or pick up a leaflet at any London Midland staffed station.

Visit our newsroom website for the latest news, press releases and information about London Midland. You can also create your own account to receive our updates as soon as they are published, straight to your email inbox.  

Since 2007, London Midland has been providing train services to and from London in the south, to Birmingham in the Midlands and Liverpool in the north-west.  Over 60 million passenger journeys a year are made using on the network and London Midland manage 148 stations and operate
over 1,300 services a day.

London Midland is owned by Govia, the partnership between the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis. Govia
is the UK’s busiest rail operator, responsible for nearly 30 per cent of UK passenger rail journeys through its three rail companies, Southern (which includes Gatwick Express services), Southeastern and London Midland.  Further information on Govia is available at

London Midland has won a range of awards, including Best Local Transport Integration, four Rail Business Awards for marketing, public relations and customer information, five Golden Spanner Awards for Engineering, three IOIC awards for internal communication and three Railstaff Awards for Outstanding Customer Service, Lifesaving and Charity Work.

In 2013 London Midland was awarded the Investors in People (IiP) Silver Award and been awarded the 5 Star award by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) in 2012.

For more information about London Midland please visit the London Midland website or the newsroom website.

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