Nova 2


Meet the Nova 2

  • Operates between Manchester Airport and Liverpool to Glasgow and Edinburgh via Preston 

  • 12 five-carriage electric trains 

  • 286 seats – 264 standard, 22 first class

  • 60 per cent of seats arranged in a bay around a table. All standard class seats will align perfectly with the windows

  • Real time passenger information system in every coach

  • Four toilets on-board, three standard and one universal access toilet

  • Storage for up to four bicycles 

  • Free Wi-Fi on-board with power sockets at every pair of seats

  • Entertainment including films, news, magazines and more via Exstream available on your own device

  • Maintained by Alstom in Manchester

  • Our 12 five carriage electric trains are being built by Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) and financed by Eversholt Rail

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