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Cambridge Train Station

Cambridge railway station, operated by Greater Anglia, serves the historic university city of Cambridge and is the start of several routes of the national rail network including the West Anglia Main Line to London Liverpool Street, the Fen Line to King's Lynn, the Breckland Line to Norwich and the Cambridge Line with services heading south to London King's Cross. The station has a staffed ticket office and passengers are able to collect tickets purchased in advance (for example, on the internet) from one of the automatic ticket machines located in the station.

Interestingly the station has the third longest platform in the country - behind Colchester and Gloucester.

Facilities at the station include ATM's, pay phones, public wifi, a cafe, shops, toilets and baby changing facilities.

Cambridge station has 8 platforms and offers passengers destinations which include Ely, King's Lynn, Birmingham New Street, London King's Cross, London Liverpool Street, Norwich, Ipswich, Stanstead Airport, Leicester, Peterborough, Stratford and Tottenham Hale. These services are operated by Greater Anglia, CrossCountry and First Capital Connect.

Parking is available at the station for 374 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.