Tags: TransPennine Express

First electric trains on Transpennine Route Upgrade in sight, as Stalybridge station reopens

The Transpennine Route Upgrade continues to build towards the future of electric rail travel in the North, as industry leaders hail the latest upgrade work at Stalybridge station.  Engineers worked around the clock over 26-days to complete their largest phase of work to date, including a full junction remodelling, installing over 2km of new track […]

Work underway to help more trains run on time between Manchester and Sheffield

The first pieces of track have been installed to relieve a long-standing bottleneck on the Hope Valley railway line, providing faster and more reliable rail journeys for passengers. Engineers working at Bamford on the Hope Valley line, laid the first 340 metres of track for a new ‘passing loop’ that will allow slower trains to […]

A bridge to the future in Huddersfield

Huddersfield has moved one step closer to welcoming cleaner, greener and more efficient electric trains this week, as a new, improved bridge was installed near Deighton railway station. The 172-year-old footbridge on Fieldhouse Lane was replaced with a thinner and taller bridge, giving Transpennine Route Upgrade engineers the space needed to eventually install overhead electric […]

Multi-million-pound upgrade begins on Hope Valley railway line

Ground-breaking work on a £145m rail reliability upgrade between Manchester and Sheffield will start later this month. This essential work will remove several bottlenecks on the Hope Valley line to allow passenger trains to overtake slower freight trains and improve reliability, helping people get to their destinations on time. From Sunday 29 May, and every […]

Hull Paragon station to get reliability upgrade this Easter

Network Rail is carrying out major track upgrades at Hull Paragon station over the Easter bank holiday The £1.3m project will mean smoother, more reliable journeys for passengers in East Yorkshire Passengers should check before travelling via National Rail Enquiries Major track upgrades will take place at Hull Paragon station this Easter, bringing a more […]