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Hello and welcome to the TransPennine Express Media Centre, home to our latest news and everything you need to spread the word about our trains, services and brilliant people.​

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For all media and filming requests, please contact tpepress.office@tpexpress.co.uk or call 0330 095 4034 (08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday)​. 

NOTE: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our communications team are largely working from home. To guarantee a response or get in contact with the on-call press officer, please email the address above. 

Need to contact us out of hours? Email the press office and you'll be directed to a member of our Press On Call team.​

Latest news

Free hot drinks for customers

This Monday (17th January 2022), rail customers across the North and into Scotland are being treated to a free tea or coffee, courtesy of TransPennine Express (TPE). 

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TPE brings in amended timetable and advises customers to check their journey

Rail operator TransPennine Express (TPE) is advising customers across the North and into Scotland to check their journeys and allow extra time to travel as it brings in an amended timetable.

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Railway worker recognised in New Year Honours

A Huddersfield-based Learning and Development Manager has been recognised in the Queen’s 2022 New Year’s Honours list.

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Customers advised to check before they travel on the run up to Christmas

Rail operator TransPennine Express (TPE) is advising customers across the North and into Scotland to be prepared and check their journeys and allow extra time to travel on the run up to Christmas Day.

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TPE connects communities between Edinburgh and Newcastle

Communities in East Lothian, the Scottish Borders and Northumberland have today been connected via rail for the first time in almost decades thanks to new services operated by TransPennine Express.

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TPE launches direct service to Santa

Children travelling through selected stations will now be able to post their letters and Christmas wishes to Santa via specially installed post-boxes.

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TPE launches new enhancements making rail even more accessible

TransPennine Express (TPE) is recognising International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) by launching three brand new initiatives to make rail travel even more accessible.

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TransPennine Express to restore hourly service between the North West and Scotland

TransPennine Express (TPE) is set to increase the number of trains running between the North West and Scotland this month, just in time for the festive season.

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TransPennine Express to introduce more services and boost connectivity between Edinburgh and Newcastle

TransPennine Express (TPE) is set to increase services between Edinburgh and Newcastle this month, as well as improving connectivity for communities in East Lothian, the Scottish Borders and Northumberland.

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TransPennine Express to increase services between Scarborough, York and Manchester/Liverpool

TransPennine Express (TPE) is set to increase the number of trains running between Scarborough, York and Manchester Victoria/Liverpool Lime Street this month, just in time for the festive season.

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