Press Releases

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Harriet Harbidge, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at TransPennine Express

West Yorkshire woman shortlisted for two Women in Rail Awards

A West Yorkshire woman has been nominated for two national awards for her contribution to making the rail industry more inclusive.

New accessible benches at Hull station (1)

TPE installs new accessible seating at Hull Paragon

Train operator TransPennine Express (TPE) has installed more than 30 new accessible benches at one of its busiest stations.

Shannon Cassidy, TPE train driver with endometriosis-2

TPE on track to break taboos around women’s health

TransPennine Express (TPE) has signed up to become an Endometriosis Friendly Employer, helping to drive positive change in the workplace.

TPE launches its new Social Stories

TPE launches new initiative to help neurodiverse customers build travel confidence

TransPennine Express (TPE) has launched its new Social Stories aimed at enhancing the travel experience for individuals with autism, learning disabilities, and social anxieties.

Harriet Harbidge, Diversity and Inclusion Manager and Elizabeth Williams, Public Relations Manager at TransPennine Express

TPE launches ‘Neurodiversity Network Group’ during TPE Week of Inclusion

TransPennine Express (TPE) has announced the official launch of its ‘Neurodiversity Network Group’ as part of the trailblazing TPE Week of Inclusion.  

Platform zoning launches at TPE Stations

Get in the zone with TPE’s new tech that makes boarding trains a seamless, safe and stress-free experience

TransPennine Express (TPE) has launched new technology at all its ‘through stations’ that will make boarding trains a seamless, safe and stress-free experience for customers.

TPE's new 'Map for All'

TPE maps the future to more accessible stations

New tactile maps have been installed at Hull Paragon, Dewsbury and Manchester International Airport (MIA) as part of TransPennine Express’ (TPE) commitment to help blind and partially sighted passengers find rail travel even more accessible.

TransPennine Express launches two new innovations to make rail travel more accessible for customers

TransPennine Express launches two new innovations to make rail travel more accessible for customers

TransPennine Express (TPE) has launched two new tech innovations that will make rail travel more accessible for passengers who are blind, visually impaired, autistic or anxious.

TransPennine Express (TPE) has become one of the first train operators in the North to install British Sign Language (BSL) message boards.

TransPennine Express launches British Sign Language departure boards

TransPennine Express (TPE) has become one of the first train operators in the North to install British Sign Language (BSL) message boards, making its stations even more inclusive for customers.

New sign language service launched for rail customers in the North 2

New sign language service launched for rail customers in the North

TransPennine Express (TPE) has announced a new scheme designed to make its network more accessible than ever before. 

One of TPEs accessible toilets and changing places facility at Manchester Airport

£100k accessibility boost for stations across the North

Toilets at railway stations across the North have been fitted with a new electronic device to help blind and visually impaired people when it comes to navigating the facilities.