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A TransPennine Express Class 185 train

RMT strike action to disrupt TPE services this Sunday

Continued strike action by the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union is set to cause major disruption to train services across the North and into Scotland this Sunday 29th May.  

A TPE service. Image by Jonny Walton

Attention schools! Book your next trip by train and save 20 per cent off

Schools across the North and into Scotland are being invited to try the train on their next trip out, as TransPennine Express (TPE) launches a special discount and easier way of booking travel for groups of pupils.

Sandy Mutch, the Border Piper, welcomes in the 6.16am TransPennine Express service to Reston Station, the first passenger service to stop in the village for more than 50 years.

TransPennine Express celebrates first service to call at Reston in more than 50 years

  • This morning’s 6.16am TransPennine Express (TPE) service from Edinburgh became the first passenger train to stop at Reston in more than 50 years

 

  • TPE’s Nova 1 (802212) now carries the name St Abb’s Head to cement links to the local community

 

  • Matthew Golton, Managing Director of TransPennine Express called the arrival of the first service a landmark moment for Reston and TPE

 

  • Transport Minister, Jenny Gilruth MSP, who travelled on one of the first TPE services into the new station said that the investment will change the lives of the people of Reston for the better