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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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For all media and filming requests, please contact tpepress.office@tpexpress.co.uk or call 0330 095 4034 (08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday)​. 

NOTE: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our communications team are largely working from home. To guarantee a response or get in contact with the on-call press officer, please email the address above. 

Need to contact us out of hours? Email the press office and you'll be directed to a member of our Press On Call team.​

Latest news

TransPennine Express to restore hourly service between the North West and Scotland

TransPennine Express (TPE) is set to increase the number of trains running between the North West and Scotland this month, just in time for the festive season.

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TransPennine Express to introduce more services and boost connectivity between Edinburgh and Newcastle

TransPennine Express (TPE) is set to increase services between Edinburgh and Newcastle this month, as well as improving connectivity for communities in East Lothian, the Scottish Borders and Northumberland.

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TransPennine Express to increase services between Scarborough, York and Manchester/Liverpool

TransPennine Express (TPE) is set to increase the number of trains running between Scarborough, York and Manchester Victoria/Liverpool Lime Street this month, just in time for the festive season.

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Direct rail service proposed between Hull and Liverpool

TransPennine Express (TPE) is now seeking views on the proposals, which if approved, would mean a change to current Hull Paragon to Manchester Piccadilly and Scarborough to Liverpool Lime Street services.

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Customers strongly urged not to travel today due to disruption caused by Storm Arwen

TransPennine Express (TPE) is strongly urging customers across many parts of its network not to travel today (Saturday 27th November 2021) due to significant disruption caused by Storm Arwen.

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TPE customers warned to plan carefully ahead of potential weather related disruption

TransPennine Express (TPE) is warning customers to plan carefully for travel this evening (Friday) and Saturday due to poor weather forecast to hit many parts of the north of England and Scotland.

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TPE customers warned to plan carefully ahead of potential weather related disruption

TransPennine Express (TPE) is warning customers to plan carefully for travel this evening (Friday) and Saturday due to poor weather forecast to hit many parts of the north of England and Scotland.

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TPE wins top award for most reliable trains in the UK

TransPennine Express (TPE) is celebrating today after winning a prestigious award for having the most reliable train fleet in the UK.

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Two thirds of Brits admit to feeling lonely

Almost two thirds of Brits have experienced loneliness within the past two months and one in 10 are set to spend Christmas Day alone according to new research conducted by TransPennine Express (TPE).

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Your chance to talk with our Timetable Managers at TPE

Rail customers in the North and into Scotland are being invited to book a space at #TalkTPE events and chat virtually with members of the TransPennine Express (TPE) Train Planning team.

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