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Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May 2015
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Electric trains will be able to run between Manchester Airport and Scotland from December 2013, Network Rail said today, as it announced completion of the first phase of the £400m North West electrification programme.
17 Jul 2013
Passenger and freight trains are once again running through Hatfield & Stainforth. The railway was forced to close after a spoil heap slip at Hatfield Colliery and engineers have relocated approximately one million cubic metres of material in order to restore services.
An intrepid team of First TransPennine Express (FTPE) employees from across the UK, donned their walking boots and reached heady heights at the weekend when they scaled the UK's three highest peaks in a bid to raise money for the Railway Children Charity – a national charity that fight for children living on the street.
Felix, the feline member of the railway family at Huddersfield Station, has been awarded a special treat by leading train operator First TransPennine Express (FTPE) – her very own personalised cat flap to allow easy access through the newly installed platform gates.
30 members of FirstTransPennine Express staff from across the North of England ran the Manchester 10k on Sunday 26th May, to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support, First Group's chosen charity.
First TransPennine Express is announcing that from Saturday 25th May a Saturday only rail service will operate between Sheffield and Cleethorpes via a diversionary route known as the Brigg Line.
First TransPennine Express (FTPE) has announced an exclusive deal with World Snooker to become ‘Official Train Operator’ of this year’s Betfair World Snooker Championship.
Local train operator First TransPennine Express (FTPE) has donated £500 to Hope for Paediatric Epilepsy, to support children and families in Tameside living with the neurological condition.
A local train operating company is providing travel inspiration for customers across the north of England and into Scotland. First TransPennine Express (FTPE) has launched an online travel guide that provides activity suggestions across the 100 plus locations on its network.