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London Midland’s Great Escape £10 travel offer extended to a fortnight

Press Release   •   Feb 07, 2011 06:22 GMT

Passengers can travel off-peak anywhere on the London Midland network for just £10 a day in the Great Escape promotion.

The Great Escape deal has proved so popular that London Midland has extended the promotion to run for two weeks from February 19.

The offer is available to anyone who downloads a special voucher from the London Midland website (or applies by phone on 08451 28 00 89). Vouchers can be exchanged for a ticket at any station ticket office on the London Midland network. The offer runs from February 19 to March 6.

London Midland commercial director Alex Hynes said: “The Great Escape was so successful and popular with our passengers in 2010 we've decided to extend it for another week.

“It's terrific value and gives people the chance to get out and about and explore the London Midland network over the half-term period.”

The London Midland network stretches from Liverpool and Birmingham to London, with services running to destinations including Shrewsbury, Worcester, Hereford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Milton Keynes and Northampton.

The deal also includes first class travel anywhere on the London Midland network for £20 per day.

Nearby attractions include Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock and the Mersey Ferry in Liverpool, the Wedgwood Museum in Stoke, Shrewsbury Abbey and Castle, Cadbury World in Birmingham, Worcester and Hereford Cathedrals, Bletchley Park National Code Centre, Woburn Abbey and Safari Park, and Whipsnade Zoo.

To check times and download a voucher click here.

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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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