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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

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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Paddy McGuinness and Vernon Kay talk Phoenix Nights and Garlic Bread

Paddy McGuinness and Vernon Kay talk Phoenix Nights, Manchester in the 90s, and reveal the origins of Peter Kay’s famous ‘garlic bread’ joke in a short video filmed whilst travelling with us.

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Poppy Wall at Hull Paragon Station created to honour the fallen for Remembrance Day

In honour of Remembrance Day, train operator TransPennine Express (TPE) has invited schools from across their network to support their 2021 Poppy Appeal at Hull Paragon Station.

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Platform improvements now complete at Malton railway station

Work to upgrade the platform at Malton Station is now complete as part of a £230,000 investment by TransPennine Express (TPE) to improve accessibility for rail customers.

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Explore the North of England and Scotland this autumn with discounted travel for those 55 or over

TransPennine Express (TPE) have once again launched their popular Club 55 promotion, which allows those aged 55 or over to take advantage of some amazing value fares which can be booked up until 23.59 the day before travel.

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Severe weather to cause significant disruption to TransPennine Express West Coast Main Line services

With severe weather expected in the North West and into Scotland over the next few days, TransPennine Express (TPE) is urging customers not to travel on the West Coast Main Line (WCML) unless absolutely necessary and to instead defer their journey or claim a refund.

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