TransPennine Express Launches new £500m fleet [BBC News]

Date: 22/11/2019

A new £500m fleet of trains promising to increase capacity by 80% on routes in the north of England and Scotland has been launched.

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TransPennine Express launches new £500m fleet
Nova train in Lime Street Station

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The investment over two years will see 44 new trains run between Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh.

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After several months of individual running the new TPE Class 397 EMUs are now being tested in pairs. Units 003 and 004 were working in multiple when seen at Cinderbarrow near Burton-in-Holme heading from Crewe to Carlisle on 25th June 2019.
Location: Burton and Holme
Company: Lancaster and Carlisle Railway
25/06/2019 Mark Bartlett