Nova 2

Arriving in 2019

Meet the Nova 2

  • Will operate between Manchester Airport and Liverpool to Glasgow and Edinburgh via Preston 

  • 12 five-carriage electric trains 

  • 286 seats (providing an extra 105 seats compared to our existing trains) – 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 

  • 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 Alstom in Manchester

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

Exclusive image of Nova 2

Check out the very first carriage of our new trains being built in Spain

Nova 1 in the Making

Take a behind-the-scenes look at our new trains being built by Hitachi in Japan

Nova 3

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

View Nova 3
Nova 1

Arriving in 2019, these new trains will operate between Liverpool, Newcastle, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh routes

View Nova 1