First Class

Travelling First Class with EMR​

Our First Class train travel offers a relaxed environment and more space to stretch out. It’s available on all our intercity services to and from London St Pancras.

Here's what's included with an EMR First Class ticket:

  • Spacious, comfortable seats, each with a table
  • Quieter carriages
  • Plug sockets for laptops and mobile devices
  • Light food and refreshments served at your table, Monday to Saturday


Choose from a selection of quality complimentary food, tasty treats and drinks, all served at your seat by your on board host throughout your journey. Our complimentary offer will be available to First Class customers Monday to Saturday.

On our morning services you will receive a choice of a hot breakfast roll, along with individually wrapped snacks including pastries, breakfast bars and biscuits. Please note the breakfast options are provided up to and including the following services: 10:00 leaving Sheffield, 10:12 leaving Nottingham, and the 10:05 leaving London St Pancras.

In the afternoon there will be a choice of a sandwich, wrap or salad, cakes, pretzels and crisps, along with a selection of hot drinks, waters and fresh orange and apple juice. You can now purchase alcohol on board and our trolley service is card only payments.

We do not offer the First Class complimentary offer on Sundays.

View the First Class menu nutritional and intolerance information.

As of 6 April 2022, new regulations ‘the calorie labelling regulations 2021’ will require food businesses that serve non prepacked food, to display kcal/calorie information for customers. The way calorie information is required to be displayed to the customer, is stipulated by these regulations.

First plus parking

Look out for our First plus parking ticket. It includes First Class return travel on our services and three days’ parking at selected stations.

Seat finder

Help maintain social distancing, plan ahead and avoid busy times by using our Seat Finder to identify less busy trains.

Seat Finder

First Class Lounges

All our first class lounges are currently closed.

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