All TransPennine Express articles – Page 2

  • EMT sets on Nor to Liv service
    Rail Business UK

    EMR set to retain Liverpool – Nottingham service

    2020-08-24T17:08:00Z

    Photos: Tony Miles UK: The Department for Transport has confirmed to East Midlands Railway that, for the time being at least, it is no longer planning to transfer the Liverpool Lime Street – Nottingham service to TransPennine Express from the December 2021 timetable change. This ...

  • The allocation of £589m to ‘kickstart’ the enhancement of the trans-Pennine main line between Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester was announced by Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps
    Rail Business UK

    £589m to ‘kickstart’ Transpennine Route Upgrade

    2020-07-23T05:00:00Z

    UK: The allocation of £589m to ‘kickstart’ the enhancement of the trans-Pennine main line between Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester was announced by Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps on July 23, along with details of a Northern Transport Acceleration Council which is to be formed ...

  • TPE Face Covering - Liverpool Lime St with Liz Collins MD
    Rail Business UK

    TransPennine Express releases details of July timetable uplift

    2020-06-23T13:44:00Z

    UK: TransPennine Express has announced details of the timetable improvements it plans to make from July 6 as lockdown measures are eased and more people return to work. The date has been selected by the Department for Transport for all operators to make similar improvements. TPE ...

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    Rail Business UK

    East Coast resignalling partners appointed

    2020-03-24T15:05:00Z

    UK: Network Rail has selected Siemens Mobility and Atkins as its partners for the programme to roll out ETCS Level 2 train control and traffic management on the southern section of the East Coast Main Line.

  • TransPennine Express CAF Nova 3
    Rail Business UK

    TransPennine Express MD departs

    2020-03-06T15:50:00Z

    UK: Finance Director Liz Collins has been appointed Interim Managing Director at TransPennine Express, after Leo Goodwin left the FirstGroup franchise on March 5 to ‘pursue opportunities outside the group’. ‘I would like to take this opportunity to thank Leo for his contribution’, said First Rail ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Nova 2 enters service at last

    2019-12-02T09:37:00Z

    UK: The third new type of train being procured by TransPennine Express under its £500m fleet expansion programme entered passenger service on November 30, when a Class 397 ‘Nova 2’ EMU worked the 08.10 train from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh.