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All our latest news and stories

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 our Media Relations Manager, Sarah Humphries at: sarah.humphries@firstgroup.com or call 0161 228 8475 (08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday)​

Making an out of hours call? Call 07753 283193 and you'll be directed to a member of our Press On Call team.​

Latest news

News trains for the north west and Scotland are coming

TransPennine Express (TPE) has shared an exclusive image of the first carriage from the second fleet of its brand new trains.

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Poems and Pictures on the Penistone Line Platform

Platform two at Huddersfield railway station has received an artistic makeover following a £3.5k grant by TransPennine Express (TPE). The grant was awarded to the Penistone Line Partnership from TPE’s Community Rail Partnerships Growth Fund as well as the Designated Community Rail Development Fund.

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Felix the cat predicts winning streak for terriers

Felix the cat, senior pest controller for TransPennine Express (TPE) trains, who lives at Huddersfield Train Station has predicted that Huddersfield FC will win their first three Premier League games.

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Brighter, bigger, better: A modern makeover for our trains

TransPennine Express (TPE) have launched their first refurbished train as part of an overhaul of its entire fleet for customers across the North.

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Customers voice satisfaction for rail provider TransPennine Express

Figures released today (25 July 2017) show that customers remain highly satisfied with the service provided by TransPennine Express (TPE).

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TransPennine Express introduce new service from Hull to Manchester

Train company TransPennine Express is launching a new evening service from Hull to Manchester giving customers more time to catch a show or enjoy an extra hour with friends before heading home.

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TransPennine Express’ trains receive a metallic makeover

Train company TransPennine Express (TPE) has released a new time-lapse video showing its existing trains being given a brand new look.

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Aged 55 or over? Explore the North with discounted rail fares

Seize the moment and take advantage of return, standard class travel for just £19.00 when you travel with TransPennine Express (TPE).

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TransPennine Express achieves Investors in People gold and Health and Wellbeing Award

TransPennine Express (TPE) has become the first train operator to achieve Investors in People (IiP) Gold accreditation against the latest sixth generation version of the people management Standard.

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TPE supports Cash for Kids Superhero Day with Supertrain

Inter-city rail operator TransPennine Express (TPE) are doing their bit to help local children with life-threatening illnesses by supporting the ‘Cash for Kids’ Superhero Day appeal.

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Destinations

Explore the North & Scotland

From city breaks to seaside escapes, our trains go to the country’s best destinations.