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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 0330 095 4034 (08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday)​. 

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Latest news

TPE to introduce Reduced Timetable from Monday 23 March

Due to the implications of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) which is affecting the entire country, TransPennine Express (TPE) will begin running a revised timetable to ensure consistency for those who still need to travel for work during this unprecedented time.

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TPE launch Sunflower Lanyards for customers with hidden disabilities

TransPennine Express (TPE) are making journeys easier for customers who have non-visible disabilities with the introduction of sunflower lanyards and assistance cards.

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Vote for your favourite Community Scheme to win a share of our Transform Grant Fund

TransPennine Express (TPE) is inviting customers to vote for their favourite Community Scheme

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Flybe passengers offered free travel on TPE

Flybe passengers offered free travel on TransPennine Express trains up until midnight on Sunday 15 March

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Explore the North of England and Scotland with TPE's £1 ticket sale

Tens of thousands of people will be able to book journeys across the North of England and Scotland for a fraction of their normal price, as TransPennine Express (TPE) launches its £1 sale.

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Customers advised to check before they travel ahead of Storm Dennis

TransPennine Express (TPE), along with other train operators and Network Rail is advising customers travelling this weekend to check before they travel and to allow more time to complete their journeys.

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TPE customers can claim Delay Repay 15 for disruption caused by Storm Ciara

Customers who are delayed by 15 minutes or more on a TransPennine Express service can now claim compensation

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TransPennine Express launches Delay Repay 15 for customers

TransPennine Express (TPE) has announced that from Sunday 2 February 2020 customers who are delayed by 15 minutes or more will be entitled to compensation.

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TransPennine Express to refund fare increase for season ticket holders

TransPennine Express (TPE) has announced a customer compensation scheme that cancels out the annual regulated fare increase for season ticket holders.

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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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