First TransPennine Express - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 14 November 2016 /
Network Rail, has announced a number of investment projects designed to transform rail travel in the north of England as part of the Northern Programmes.
Rail industry news / 23 May 2016 /
Intercity rail operator TransPennine Express has announced a £230 million investment for a new fleet of CAF Electric Multiple Units (EMU) and loco-hauled coaches for delivery in 2018-19.
Rail industry news / 1 April 2016 /
Hitachi Rail Europe has revelled it will supply 95 AT300 ‘Inter City’ trains to TransPennine Express as part of FirstGroup’s TransPennine Express new franchise investment plan.
Rail industry news / 23 December 2015 /
Northern and TransPennine Express rail franchises have been officially confirmed by the Department for Transport, awarding contracts to Arriva Rail North and First Trans Pennine Express Ltd.
Rail industry news / 20 March 2015 /
An agreement has been signed to today between FirstGroup and the Department for Transport to operate First TransPennine Express for a further year.
Rail industry news / 19 August 2014 /
Train companies that are in the running to transform rail services across the north have been announced by the government…
Rail industry news / 5 August 2011 /
First TransPennine Express has welcomed the Department for Transport’s decision to extend its franchise…
A partnership between FirstGroup plc and Keolis was awarded the franchise to provide inter-city and inter-urban passenger rail services to major cities and towns across the north of England, with also the management of 30 stations from 1 February 2004.