Nova 1

Arriving in 2019

Meet the Nova 1

  • Will operate between LiverpoolManchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh 

  • 342 seats (providing an extra 161 seats compared to our existing trains) – 318 standard, 24 first class

  • Real time passenger information system in every coach

  • Five toilets on-board, including a universal access toilet

  • Storage for up to four bicycles 

  • Electronic seat reservations system. Green (seat free), yellow (seat partially reserved) and red (seat fully reserved)

  • Wi-Fi and media servers on-board with power sockets at every pair of seats

  • Maintained by Hitachi in Doncaster and Edinburgh

  • Our 19 five-carriage trains are being built by Hitachi and financed by Angel Trains

  • These are bi-mode trains, meaning they can be operate using diesel or electric power

Nova 3

Arriving in Spring 2019, these new trains will operate between Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, York, Scarborough and Middlesbrough

View Nova 3
Nova 2

Arriving in 2019, these new trains will operate between Manchester Airport and Liverpool to Glasgow and Edinburgh via Preston

View Nova 2