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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@firstgroup.com or call 0161 228 8475 (08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday)​. 

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Latest news

TPE customers advised to check before they travel ahead of December timetable change

TransPennine Express (TPE) is continuing to focus on improving the reliability of rail services, building on improvements made last December, in their new timetable.

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Wensleydale Flyer Receives Funding Boost Thanks To TPE

TransPennine Express (TPE) have donated £12,500 through their Community Rail Partnership Growth Fund to support the Wensleydale Flyer Bus Service between Northallerton and Hawes

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Grab a bargain this Black Friday with 25 percent off 3 million seats

People across the North of England and Scotland can save 25 percent off the price of an advanced purchase ticket with TransPennine Express (TPE) as part of its exclusive Black Friday Sale.

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Getting together has never felt better with TransPennine Express

TransPennine Express (TPE) has launched a new ad campaign to celebrate the introduction of their new Nova fleet of trains

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Thirsk set for car park investment worth £300k

Thirsk railway station is to receive an investment of £300,000, which will see the number of car park spaces at the station increase by 50%.

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TPE names Selby station community room after Reg French MBE

TransPennine Express has named the community room on platform 2 at Selby Railway station after local campaigner Reg French MBE

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TPE and ScotRail launch joint fares initiative

TransPennine Express (TPE) and ScotRail have introduced joint discounted flexible tickets between selected stations on their respective networks.

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Stations and trains across the North of England to be fitted with life saving defibrillators

Railway stations and trains across the north of England and Scotland will have life-saving defibrillators installed, to help customers who suffer a heart attack or cardiac arrest.

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TransPennine Express and ScotRail launch joint fares initiative

TransPennine Express (TPE) and ScotRail have introduced joint discounted flexible tickets between selected stations

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New £50k fund for community projects now open for applications

TransPennine Express (TPE) has now launched its Transform grant scheme with £50k of funding available for community and environmental projects.

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