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‘Football Special’ To Run For Milton Keynes Dons

21 February 2015

In partnership with official Club sponsor and travel partner Virgin Trains, Preston North End are running a ‘football’ special to the vital clash with Milton Keynes Dons next month.

A direct train will run from Preston to Milton Keynes Central and back again after the game, with buses provided at the other end to get you to the ground and back again – all included in the price!

The clash between the sides currently both aiming for an automatic promotion spot takes place on Saturday 7th March, with a 3pm kick-off at stadium:mk and train tickets go on sale immediately.

Standard class and first class options are available. Preston North End's commercial team will be running the first class facility and the team will be providing customers in first class with a bacon or sausage sandwich on the way down and jacket potato with fillings, or sandwiches, on the return journey.

The train is for Preston North End supporters travelling to the game, only, and will only stop in both directions as Wigan North Western, for any fans who wish to get on a little further into the journey, and at Milton Keynes Central itself.

The train* will depart Preston Station at 11.25am on the Saturday, and collect at Wigan 11.35am and arrives in Milton Keynes at 13.25, with the transfer waiting to take you straight to the ground.

The return train will depart Milton Keynes Central at 18.11, stopping in Wigan at 19.47 and landing back in Preston at 20.08.

Tickets are priced as follows, with a reduced price for Ambassadors:

Standard Class
•    Adult £27
•    Concession (over 65 and U16) £25
•    Ambassador adult £25
•    Ambassador concessions (over 60s and U16) £23

First Class
•    Adult £37
•    Concessions (over 65 and U16) £35
•    Ambassador adult £35
•    Ambassador concession (over 60 and U16) £33

Bookings for the train will to be taken via the Club’s commercial department from the ticket office at Deepdale and over the phone on 01772 693304 or 693311, alternatively you can email

Train tickets will go on immediate sale, as will match tickets which are priced as follows:
•    Adults £20
•    Seniors (over 65) and ambulant disabled £15
•    U18 £6
•    Match entry for carers are free when purchasing a match ticket for a disabled supporter

*Please note, under law, as the train is travelling to a sporting event, it will be a ‘dry’ train – no alcohol will be sold on the train, nor is it permitted to be brought or drunk on board. Each carriage will be stewarded.

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