Media centre

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.​

Media requests

For all media and filming requests, please contact tpepress.office@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

TPE 26th in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List

The long-awaited Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers published on November 15th showcases leading organisations working across all strands of diversity.

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Change of delivery date for Nova 3 trains

We have today, Monday 12 November 2018, announced that the first of the brand-new Nova 3 trains will now enter service slightly later than planned.

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Free travel for Armed Forces over Remembrance Weekend

We are offering complimentary travel to members of the armed forces this Remembrance Weekend.

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Free train travel for Hull jobseekers

Over the last 12 months, TransPennine Express (TPE) has worked in partnership with the Department of Work & Pensions in Hull to provide free rail tickets to jobseekers based in the city.

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£11million depot expansion and new trains secure long term jobs in York

Work to modernise a train maintenance depot in York has now started to make way for longer trains and more carriages for rail customers.

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Your chance to support improved access at Selby, Seamer and Thirsk stations

We are submitting an application to make it even easier for all customers to access three of our stations in North Yorkshire.

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Leaves off the line

Eight specialist trains are working 24 hours a day to blast leaves off rails and keep customers moving this autumn.

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£2.8million available for customer and community projects

We have now launched our Customer and Community Improvement Fund (CCIF) with £2.8million of funding available.

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New graduates join the team

Three graduates began their careers in the transport industry this week as they joined our graduate training programme.

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Students from Gorse Hall Primary School get the back to school buzz

We've teamed up with Bee in the City to give students from Gorse Hall Primary School in Stalybridge a fun day out in Manchester.

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Destinations

Explore the North & Scotland

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