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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
One of TPE's Nova 1 trains travelling between Newcastle and Edinburgh credit Tony Miles (2)

Excitement and bookings reach new heights ahead of Reston Station opening

  • Reston Station in the Scottish Borders is set to re-open on Monday 23 May
  • The 6.16am TransPennine Express (TPE) service from Edinburgh will be the first passenger train to stop at  Reston in more than 50 years
  • Since December’s timetable change, more than 117,000 customers have taken advantage of the TPE’s Edinburgh to Newcastle stopping service, which has connected communities across in the Scottish Borders and Northumberland
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.

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West Yorkshire Railway Worker Celebrates Silver Anniversary

A TransPennine Express (TPE) Travel Advisor, based at Huddersfield Station, is celebrating 25 years of service this year.

(From L to R) Peter Ferens, 43, Emma Livingstone, 33, Paul Lynch, 58 and Dan Blears - the TPE sanitation stars

A day in the life of our unsung heroes: Meet the sanitation stars keeping customers safe

Cleaners Emma Livingstone, 33, Paul Lynch, 58, Peter Ferens, 43 and Daniel Klimowicz, 33, have spent the past two years protecting rail customers by ensuring TransPennine Express (TPE) trains and stations are kept sparkling clean.

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Platform improvements now complete at Malton Railway Station

Work to upgrade the platform at Malton Station is now complete as part of a £230,000 investment by TransPennine Express (TPE) to improve accessibility for rail customers.