Media centre

All our latest news and stories

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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Latest news

TPE drivers donate £5000 to Lincolnshire hospice

Drivers from our Cleethorpes depot have raised just over £5000 for St Andrew's Hospice in Lincolnshire

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Free days out for families in need

We have teamed up with the Family Holiday Association to give disadvantaged families from across the North a chance to explore some of our great cities or enjoy a trip to the seaside.

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Improving Exstream for the deaf and hard of hearing

We've made some changes to our free onboard entertainment service making it more accessible for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Busy Bank Holiday Services

Travelling between Middlesbrough, York and Scarborough this Bank Holiday weekend 25 - 26 May, train services are expected to be very busy due to a number of major events taking place

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We are official train partner of The Great Run Series

We have been named official train partner of The Great Run Series and will be providing discounted tickets from towns and cities across the North to some of the UK’s most popular running and swimming events.

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Take 10 Together during Mental Health Awareness Week

We are marking this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week by launching a new internal campaign aimed at raising awareness of mental wellbeing.

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TransPennine Express is committed to increasing reliability for customers

We are continuing to focus on enhancing the reliability of services for customers as part of our upcoming timetable change.

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It’s time to explore the North and Scotland with discounted travel for those aged 55 or over

TransPennine Express (TPE) has launched its popular Club 55 promotion for 2019

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An Apprenticeship with TPE

Apprenticeships are a great way of getting into the rail industry and over the course of our current franchise, TransPennine Express are committed to taking on a total of 36 apprentices.

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WhatsAppening at TransPennine Express

We are the first UK train company to introduce WhatsApp for our customers.

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Explore the North & Scotland

From city breaks to seaside escapes, our trains go to the country’s best destinations.