Birmingham New Street Leicester Train
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Birmingham New Street Leicester stations
Birmingham New Street Train Station
Birmingham New Street railway station, managed by Network Rail, is one of three main railway station serving Birmingham city centre. The other two being Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham Snow Hill. The station splays an important role in CrossCountry's national rail network and for Virgin Trains services from London to Glasgow and Edinburgh on the West Coast Main Line.The station has a staffed ticket office but passengers are also able to collect tickets purchased in advance (for example, on the internet) from one of the ticket machines located in the station. Passengers should note that the ticket office is not open on Sundays.Passenger facilities at the station include ATM's, a First Class Lounge, pay phones, public wifi, food outlets, shops (including Boots, Costa Coffee and W H Smith), toilets and baby changing facilities.Four escalators currently provide access to the Pallasades Shopping Centre, and there are lifts down to most platforms from the new paid concourse. There are escalators from the concourse down to the 'B' end of each platform (except platform 12). All 12 main platforms, except platform 4c, are through platforms.Passenger services calling at the station are operated by CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Arriva Trains Wales and London Midland.There is a short stay car park at the station for 40 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.
Leicester Train Station
Located in Leicestershire, Leicester railway station offers passengers destinations including London, Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield, Leeds, York, Lincoln, Skegness, Kettering, Bedford, Luton, Loughborough, Birmingham, Cambridge, Stanstead Airport and Peterborough.Leicester railway station is operated by East Midlands Trains and is located on the main line from London St Pancras to Sheffield and Nottingham. Passenger services calling at the station are operated by East Midlands Trains and CrossCountry. The railway through Leicester is not electrified, so all services are operated by diesel trains. This is set to change by 2019 when a scheme to electrify the remainder of the Midland Main Line is to be completed. This, along with faster line speeds, means the city will be under 60 minutes from London.Facilities at the station include ATM's, First Class Lounge, pay phones, public wifi, cafe, shops, toilets and baby changing facilities. Parking is available at the station for 515 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day. The main entrance to the station is on London Road. A slope takes pedestrians towards Station Street and the City centre. The station is based on two island platforms which are wide with a long series of buildings. Inside these buildings are many services and amenities including a newsagent and several food outlets including a licensed restaurant.