Important train travel information for Sheffield Wednesday fans going to and from Wembley

Extra services will run from Sheffield at 0800, 0918 and 1018 and trains leaving from Sheffield at 0829, 1049, 1129 and 1249 will all be longer than normal  (Picture Chris Lawton)
Extra services will run from Sheffield at 0800, 0918 and 1018 and trains leaving from Sheffield at 0829, 1049, 1129 and 1249 will all be longer than normal (Picture Chris Lawton)
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Additional trains have been put on for Sheffield Wednesday fans travelling to and from Wembley this Saturday.

There was some concern from fans that Wednesdayites would not be able to catch a train back if the promotion clash against Hull City went to extra time and penalties.

But East Midlands trains have put on an extra train leaving London St Pancras station at 2140.

This would mean if the game goes the distance, Owls fans should have just over an hour to get back to the station.

A number of additional services are expected to run between Sheffield and London St Pancras before the match, and extra carriages will also be provided on a number of trains.

An East Midlands Trains spokesman said extra services will run from Sheffield at 0800, 0918 and 1018 and trains leaving from Sheffield at 0829, 1049, 1129 and 1249 will all be longer than normal.

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But Andrew Conroy, of East Midlands trains, is urging Owls supporters to make their way back to the station as soon as possible to avoid missing their train.

He said: “We know it’s going to be a very exciting day for Sheffield Wednesday fans and we’ve worked hard to provide as much space as we can on our trains to and from London for the final.

“We know that many fans will want to stay in London after the match and either celebrate or commiserate but our strong advice is that anybody wanting to travel back to the north on our services should head back to St Pancras as quickly as possible.

“We’ll have extra staff at St Pancras to help customers with their journeys but our strong message is for fans to be aware that the last trains will leave at 2056, 2101 and 2140 to travel north.”

All customers who already have tickets booked to travel back from London on Saturday evening will be able to use their ticket to travel on any train leaving St Pancras throughout the afternoon and evening.

Trains Sheffield will leave from St Pancras at 2015, 2030 2045 and 2056. In addition, the 2101 will be extended to run to Chesterfield and Sheffield and an extra train will run at 2140 from St Pancras to Chesterfield and Sheffield.

All trains returning from St Pancras on the evening of Saturday 28 May are expected to be extremely busy and customers are strongly advised to note that the last service from St Pancras to Chesterfield and Sheffield will leave at 2140.

For more information, visit www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk/information/media/Disruption-Information/Additional-Trains-Saturday-28-May-2016/