Route map

Our routes at a glance - EMR Route Map

Wherever you’re headed on the train, it’s always a good idea to plan your route in advance.

Take a look at our rail routes across the EMR network, and download our network map as a PDF.

Our route map can be used in conjunction with our journey planner to help you plan your rail journeys. Whether that's factoring in multiple stops, planning a journey to take in as much scenery as possible, planning your journey to avoid specific stations at rush hour or you're just curious about our train lines and which of our stations are the most popular and served by the most trains.

Our routes

Each station on the map is labelled and our routes include:

  • Intercity: Our intercity route connects the cities of the East Midlands, such as Derby, Leicester and Nottingham, with London in the south and Manchester and Liverpool in the north.
  • Regional: Our regional routes connect customers in rural areas and smaller towns with the large cities of the East Midlands and beyond.
  • Mixed: Our mixed routes refer to EMR lines that contain both intercity and regional routes.
  • Connect: Our connect route provides a link between London St Pancras and Luton Airport.
  • Routes that are maintained by another operator.

Popular routes

Follow the link to the journey you want to find out more about below. The relevant journey page will provide you with plenty of information such as journey duration, train times, ticket prices and more. Our journey planner allows you to book tickets for your journey directly meaning there is no booking fee to pay.

Find out more about our popular routes.