London Midland

Northampton Railway Station (NMP)

Train Station
  • Luke F.
    "The new station is really nice, so much daylight, clean and..."(4 Tips)
    stegzy g.
    "London Midland train here for up to 20 minutes with nothing"(3 Tips)
    Bernard O.
    "... are by far the most comfortable. Individual tables and a number of seats..."(2 Tips)
    Jonathan T.
    "It's faster to book your tickets in advance online and collect..."(2 Tips)
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  • Bernard O.
    Bernard O'SullivanAugust 5, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you have a London Midland Train with Blue Seats these are by far the most comfortable. Individual tables and a number of seats with Extra leg room. In addition they have seats with communal tables
  • Caterina L.
    Caterina LayDecember 14, 2012
    Check how long your train will be stopping here for. You're be able to get off and buy some goodies before it takes off again, as it can be up to 15 minutes.
  • Michael M.
    Michael McMasterApril 22, 2014
    The caramel latte from pumpkin cafe is decent enough as are the ham and cheese and cheese and tomato toasties!
  • stegzy g.
    Enjoy the changing of the in train guards because you'll be stuck on a London Midland train here for up to 20 minutes with nothing else to do. Makes Guantanamo seem like Butlins.
  • Sean M.
    Sean MurphyDecember 18, 2012
    Quickest and most comfortable to get here from London Euston is with Virgin Trains to Milton Keynes and then step over for London Midland on platform 3 for a much shorter trip to Northampton Station
  • Mark H.
    Mark HJuly 9, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    LM staff love leaving passengers in the rain as it takes forever for the guard to open the doors.
  • Luke F.
    Luke FosterAugust 27, 2015
    The new station is really nice, so much daylight, clean and a nice Starbucks.
  • Jonathan T.
    Jonathan TinMay 25, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    It's faster to book your tickets in advance online and collect from the ticket machines. Especially during school holidays when the queues can often overflow out of the station.
  • Tim E.
    Tim EvansMarch 29, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Despite this being a brand new station, there's nowhere to buy a beer or a wine. Pretty poor planning considering the amount of time London Midland strand passengers here, due to terminated trains.
  • Colin M.
    Colin McDermottJanuary 24
    Been here 25+ times
    Building work pretty much done and dusted now: all vehicular access from the rear of the building.
  • Lynn F.
    Lynn FreemanApril 10, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Book your tickets on line in advance and they will arrive the next day by mail at no extra cost
  • Richard H.
    Richard HollandAugust 21, 2010
    Stay on the train. Northampton is crap.
  • Emma S.
    Emma SomersetMay 21, 2013
    They are investigating where the Northampton castle use to be many years ago, before they will be a new train station
  • Hazel N.
    Hazel NicholsonNovember 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Pay attention when on a train that splits here to make sure you are in the right half for where you want to go.
  • Kat R.
    Kat RobertsJanuary 12, 2012
    A very friendly place to come. Someone is always around to help if needed :)
  • Paul G.
    Paul GibsonAugust 30, 2013
    Enjoy mountaineering? You'll love the new temporary stairs to get to platforms 3 & 4!
  • Colin M.
    Colin McDermottApril 27, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Lots of building going on and drop-off parking is to the rear.
  • Mark W.
    Mark WaltonApril 21, 2013
    Make sure you have a drink before you get here as everything is shut!
  • Amadeus M.
    Amadeus MozartJuly 15, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    As a Northampton resident even admit this station needs a total revamp. It's a busy line an a Hub to London, so more investment needed.
  • George E.
    George EverettDecember 15, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The new station looks like it's going to be such an improvement to its current state
  • Mark H.
    Mark HDecember 20, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    As normal it's raining and they can't be bothered to open the doors. Let everybody get wet waiting.
  • Amadeus M.
    Amadeus MozartMay 25, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Roll on the 20 million pound investment for the station upgrade. It's so 1984 here.
  • Philippa C.
    Philippa ConnollyFebruary 4, 2011
    The trains on the Euston line stop here for ages, it's incredibly irritating.
  • Oliver S.
    Oliver ShreeveSeptember 13, 2015
    Grab something here for your journey, rather than on the train
  • Mark H.
    Mark HJanuary 5, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Don't get a London midland train if it's raining as they leave you standing in the rain with the doors locked.
  • Drew o.
    Drew of DrewJune 1, 2012
    BGJ lives here :) this is a good thing :))
  • Ashley W.
    Ashley WilliamsFebruary 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Buy a great escape when the offer is on, unlimited travel from just £5!
  • Adam M.
    Adam MillerchipOctober 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Beware of incompetent ticket guards. Make sure you have proof of your route or time to confirm with ticket office.
  • Stephen J.
    Stephen JacksonMarch 23, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get a car. You'll not regret it.
  • Alexander P.
    Alexander PeacockAugust 22, 2012
    Travelling with London Midland is slow and uncomfortable; if possible use another company.
  • roy
    royDecember 8, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Can't wait for the new station to open.
  • Goss90
    Goss90November 13, 2010
    From tamworth to euston the train sits at northampton for hours, get a move on
  • Zach B.
    Zach BeauvaisJanuary 18, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    If you find yourself stopping here, keep going. The rest if the world is only a stop away. There is nothing stopping you, stop stalling.
  • Tom B.
    Tom BiselyJune 24, 2011
    Would it really hurt London Midland to let passengers use the plug sockets in the Waiting Room?
  • Robert S.
    Robert SmithMay 24, 2013
    Get off for a cigarette!
  • Mark H.
    Mark HOctober 11, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Dev's Mrs off coronation st just got a train at northampton.
  • Scott G.
    Scott GMarch 30, 2011
    Do London Midland really need to stop here and connect with other train carriages!? You just delay peoples journeys >_<
  • amy H.
    amy HAugust 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Needs a direct train from here to London please?! Spend my life on this journey
  • Wellington H.
    Wellington HarrisSeptember 9, 2013
    Glad to be almost home
  • Darren B.
    Darren BaldwinApril 15, 2011
    Travelling as a group again saves beer tickets
  • Sarah O.
    Sarah O'ConnorJuly 26, 2011
    good for trains lol
  • Lydia M.
    Lydia MarmotFebruary 25, 2011
    Tried to stay on train but it got cancelled. No coffee/ snacks after 8pm and no waiting room after 9pm. Don't get caught out like me!
  • Jezz B.
    Jezz BotterillOctober 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Choo chooo trains!!! :-D
  • Andrew H.
    Andrew HewittMarch 18, 2011
    Don't expect thing to run smoothly here
  • Mark R.
    Mark RJuly 24, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Temporary bridge to platforms 2/3 now in place. Ridiculously tall. Seriously so!
  • Jonathan B.
    Jonathan BehMarch 30, 2012
    Front 4 coaches going to Birmingham
  • owen r.
    owen reedFebruary 12, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Everyone queues for tickets when the machines are empty, why is this?
  • Matthew P.
    Matthew PopeSeptember 7, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BoddingtonOctober 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get on a train out of here and not come back
  • Thestandin
    ThestandinAugust 11, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Why have they got rid of the tables on the trains? Crazy.
  • Mark H.
    Mark HJuly 24, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    What a crap stn. Newspaper shop is closed already.
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