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Women in Rail Awards- Social Inclusion Award- TransPennine Express

TransPennine Express wins Social Inclusion Award at the Women in Rail Awards

TransPennine Express (TPE) is celebrating after winning the Social Inclusion Award at the prestigious Women in Rail Awards ceremony last night.

A TPE Nova train

Rail customers asked to avoid travel ahead of disruption to services on Sunday 22 May

TransPennine Express (TPE) is asking customers to avoid travel on its services this coming Sunday with another strike by the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union set to take place.

Sharon Wilson, Saltburn Town Crier & Councillor Cliff Foggo, Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport for Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council celebrate new TPE rail link

New rail link for Saltburn

Customers in the North East can now benefit from a new rail link between Saltburn and Manchester Airport, providing direct travel between cities including York, Leeds and Manchester.

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
A TPE Nova train. Photo by Jonny Walton

Further strike action by the RMT due to disrupt rail services this Sunday

Continued strike action by the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union is set to take place again on Sunday, causing disruption to trains across the North and into Scotland.

Pete Mason, Pricing Manager at TransPennine Express and Will Garside, Revenue Manager at TransPennine Express on TPE's 'Chatty Bench'

Huddersfield Station hosts coffee morning to help tackle loneliness during Mental Health Awareness Week

TransPennine Express (TPE) hosted a coffee morning at Huddersfield Station this morning to help raise awareness of loneliness during Mental Health Awareness Week.

TransPennine Express Apprentices

TransPennine Express launches search for railway stars of the future

TransPennine Express (TPE) is searching for the next generation of railway superstars and believes its apprenticeship scheme holds the key to unlocking hidden gems in the region.

TPE Class 185 train

RMT strike to disrupt rail services across the North and into Scotland this Sunday

Rail travellers are being urged to plan ahead with further strike actions by the Rail, Transport and Maritime (RMT) union due to disrupt trains across the North and into Scotland this Sunday (8th May).

A TransPennine Express Nova train

Customers asked to plan ahead with changes to rail services planned in May

Customers across the North and in Scotland are being asked to check their journeys ahead of planned changes to timetables later this month.

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. 

A TransPennine Express service © Jonny Walton-2

Disruption to TransPennine Express services this bank holiday weekend

Rail customers across the North and into Scotland are being advised to avoid travel by train this bank holiday weekend ahead of strike action by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT).

Katie and Martine, CDMs, at Manchester Airport

TransPennine Express shortlisted for Women in Rail Social Inclusion Award

TransPennine Express (TPE) has been recognised for its work with local communities in promoting rail as a great career choice for women.