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.​

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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)​. 

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

Vote for charity and community projects across the North

We are inviting those from the communities we serve to vote for applications shortlisted as part of our Transform grant scheme.

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New jobs to be created at £7million servicing depot in Scarborough

Construction of a new £7million train servicing depot near Scarborough railway station has now started in preparation for brand new Nova train sets to be introduced during Spring 2019.

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TransPennine Express to further improve the reliability of rail services

We are continuing to focus on improving the reliability of services and this December, will be making another key adjustment to our train plan.

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25 per cent off 2.5million seats in our Black Friday Sale

We are giving people the chance to bag 25 per cent off the price of 2.5million Advance Purchase rail tickets as part of our exclusive Black Friday Sale.

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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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Destinations

Explore the North & Scotland

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