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Hello and welcome to the TransPennine Express Media Centre, home to our latest news and everything you need to spread the word about our trains, services and brilliant people.​

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Latest news

Students can save on rail travel with this code!

Students can now save fifty percent on rail travel by using a simple code.

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Guide Dogs have a special trip to the station on National Dog Day

Two Guide Dogs in training, Zea and Elli were given the day off from their regular schedule to celebrate National Dog Day, taking a special trip to see and experience being on one of our trains as well as familiarising themselves with being at a train station.

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Scarborough Edinburgh and Manchester on Brits top holiday locations

Scarborough, Edinburgh and Manchester are among the top holiday destinations for Brits in the next few months as 61% state that they are changing plans from holidaying abroad due to restrictions and potentially losing money due to cancellations.

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New Cycle Facility opens at Manchester Airport station

We have delivered a brand-new cycle parking facility at Manchester Airport station in partnership with Transport for Greater Manchester and the Department for Transport via Sustrans.

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New inclusive Changing Places toilet opens at Manchester Airport station

Work to install a brand-new Changing Places toilet at Manchester Airport Station has now been completed as part of a £200k upgrade, delivered by TransPennine Express.

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TPE colleague helps save a life as rail industry supports Samaritans Small Talk Saves Lives campaign

Huddersfield-based railway colleague, Sheila Anderson, has made a life-saving intervention after Samaritans training with Network Rail.

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The writings on the platform as we continue to reunite family and friends

We are celebrating a ‘lovely day’ with the lyrics of Bill Withers much-loved song etched on the platform at Huddersfield Station as it heads into it’s 175th year of operating and we continue to spread joy amongst customers who are reuniting with family and friends.

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Worlds longest railway bench gets chatty in fight to end loneliness

We have launched a brand-new initiative, ‘chatty benches’, in a push to end loneliness and increase conversations amongst customers, following more than a year of reduced interactions amongst the public due to the pandemic.

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Buckets and spades at the ready

With schools out for summer, extra train services are set to be introduced next month to and from Scarborough.

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TPE to bring in extra services between Glasgow and Manchester

Extra train services are set to be introduced next month on the route between Glasgow and Manchester.

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