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TransPennine Express train on the platform © Jonny Walton

TransPennine Express urges customers to only make essential journeys this weekend

Train company TransPennine Express (TPE) is asking customers across the North and into Scotland to only travel if their journey is essential this weekend.

TransPennine Express colleagues gather to honour Qazi Mahmood

Memorial plaque for West Yorkshire railway worker unveiled at Huddersfield Station

TransPennine Express (TPE) has unveiled a memorial plaque in honour of a former colleague who died while on holiday earlier this year.

A TransPennine Express Nova 1 train in Leeds. Credit Tony Miles

TransPennine Express issues further guidance to customers ahead of major disruption this weekend

Rail customers across the North and into Scotland are being reminded to plan ahead and only travel if absolutely necessary this weekend, with industrial action set to cause major disruption to TransPennine Express (TPE) services.

One of TPE's Nova trains

TransPennine Express asks customers only to make essential journeys during week of RMT strike action

TransPennine Express (TPE) is calling on its customers to think carefully about their travel options and to only make essential journeys during planned RMT strike action next week.

A TransPennine Express service © Jonny Walton-2

TransPennine Express asks customers not to travel this Sunday

TransPennine Express is asking customers to avoid travelling on its services this Sunday (12 June) as an amended timetable, coupled with large-scale events in Manchester, will make travel in and around the city extremely difficult.

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

TPE customers urged to plan carefully ahead of late June RMT strike action

TransPennine Express is calling on customers to plan carefully for travel later this month following the news that Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers Union (RMT) is to stage three days of strike action.

Sustainability at TPE

TransPennine Express unveils sustainability blueprint on World Environment Day

TransPennine Express (TPE) has underlined its commitment to the environment by launching a blueprint for sustainability.

Victoria Snell who works for TransPennine Express has received a British Empire Medal for services to Mental Health and Wellbeing

TransPennine Express’ mental health champion recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

A mental health champion, described as an ‘inspiration’ to her colleagues at TransPennine Express (TPE) has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

One of TPE's Nova trains

RMT strike action to impact train services across the North and into Scotland over the Jubilee weekend –TPE customers urged not to travel

Rail travellers across the North and into Scotland are being warned to plan ahead for the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend, with strike action by the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union set to significantly impact train services. 

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