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Newton-le-willows

The benefits are:

  • new destination for TransPennine Express services, with 2 trains per hour between Liverpool and Manchester
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Manchester

The benefits are:

  • more seats, 56% more seats into the city in the morning rush hour
  • improved train services including:
    • a new hourly service to Edinburgh (extending the Liverpool to Newcastle service)
    • doubling the number of trains to Newcastle to two per hour
    • 3 additional services per day from Manchester Piccadilly to Hull
    • 2 additional services per day direct to Middlesbrough
    • 1-2 additional services to Glasgow and Edinburgh
    • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with:
    • improved comfort
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Manchester Airport

The benefits are:

  • 2 additional services per day to Middlesbrough
  • reinstated direct link to Newcastle
  • station improvements including:
    • retail development
    • refurbished waiting rooms
    • new ticket office
  • passenger awareness CCTV monitors
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Stalybridge

The benefits are:

  • Click and Collect services and delivery lockers
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Hull

The benefits are:

  • hourly service to Manchester and Leeds
  • £1.4m station investment providing
    • additional retail space
    • enhanced ticket office retailing
    • improved waiting and toilet facilities
  • additional investment providing
    • Click and Collect services and delivery lockers
    • refurbished space available for local community use
    • passenger awareness CCTV monitors and disabled car park spaces introduced for Hull UK City of Culture 2017
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • fully refurbished trains, with
    • upgraded interiors
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Brough

The benefits are:

  • Click and Collect services and delivery lockers
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • fully refurbished trains, with
    • upgraded interiors
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Barnetby

The benefits are:

  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • fully refurbished trains, with
    • upgraded interiors
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Grimsby Town

The benefits are:

  • refurbished space available for local community use
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • fully refurbished trains, with
    • upgraded interiors
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Cleethorpes

The benefits are:

  • improved passenger waiting facilities
  • passenger awareness CCTV monitors
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • fully refurbished trains, with
    • upgraded interiors
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Scunthorpe

The benefits are:

  • waiting shelters installed at the station bus stops
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • fully refurbished trains, with
    • upgraded interiors
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Sheffield

The benefits are:

  • double the number of seats on TransPennine Express trains during the morning rush hour
  • longer trains
  • more frequent services
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • fully refurbished trains, with
    • upgraded interiors
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Preston

The benefits are:

  • new service with 3 services per day between Liverpool and Glasgow
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Liverpool

The benefits are:

  • a more regular, faster, half-hourly service to Manchester and Leeds
  • new direct service to Glasgow (3 services per day via Preston and Carlisle)
  • new direct service to Edinburgh (1 per hour via Newcastle)
  • more than double the number of seats into Liverpool during the morning peak
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Carlisle

The benefits are:

  • improved train services which include:
    • 3 services per day on the new Liverpool to Glasgow route
    • a seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with:
    • improved comfort
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Newcastle

The benefits are:

  • more than treble the number of seats into Newcastle during the morning peak
  • service doubles to 2 trains per hour to York, Leeds and Manchester
  • 1 train per hour continuing to Liverpool and 1 train per hour to Manchester Airport
  • new hourly service to Edinburgh via Morpeth
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Morpeth

The benefits are:

  • new destination for TransPennine Express services
  • hourly stop between Edinburgh and Newcastle on extended services from Liverpool
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Scarborough

The benefits are:

  • longer, new-build trains on direct services to Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool
  • station improvements including:
    • passenger awareness CCTV monitors
    • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Seamer

The benefits are:

  • accessibility improvements
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Selby

The benefits are:

  • seven-day a week service - a major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • fully refurbished trains, with
    • upgraded interiors
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Malton

The benefits are:

  • bus passenger information screens
  • new secure cycle parking spaces
  • seven-day a week service - a major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Northallerton

The benefits are:

  • bus passenger information screens
  • new secure cycle parking spaces
  • Click and Collect service and delivery lockers
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Thirsk

The benefits are:

  • bus passenger information screens
  • new secure cycle parking spaces
  • seven-day a week service - a major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Middlesbrough

The benefits are:

  • 2 additional services per day to Leeds, Manchester and Manchester Airport
  • station improvements including:
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Leeds

The benefits are:

  • more than 60% increase in the number of seats in the morning peak
  • 3 extra services per day to Hull, some with longer trains
  • additional 1 train per hour to Manchester via Dewsbury and Huddersfield
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

York

The benefits are:

  • faster trains to Liverpool and Manchester
  • Manchester Airport – York service extended to Newcastle
  • more frequent services to Newcastle, to 7 trains per hour overall
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Huddersfield

The benefits are:

  • an additional 1 train per hour between Manchester and Leeds
  • improvements to ticket office
  • Click and Collect services and delivery lockers
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Dewsbury

The benefits are:

  • an additional 1 train per hour between Manchester and Leeds
  • improved cycling facilities
  • Click and Collect services and delivery lockers
  • passenger awareness CCTV monitors
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Motherwell

The benefits are:

  • 9 trains a day northbound and 7 trains a day southbound, Glasgow to Liverpool and Manchester
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with:
    • improved comfort
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Lockerbie

The benefits are:

  • 2 extra services per day northbound and southbound
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with:
    • improved comfort
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Glasgow Central

The benefits are:

  • new direct service to Liverpool (3 services per day via Carlisle and Preston)
  • 2 additional services per day, northbound from Manchester (Mon-Fri) including stops at Motherwell
  • 1 additional daily service southbound to Manchester offering reductions in journey time of up to ten minutes
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

Edinburgh

The benefits are:

  • a new hourly service from Newcastle (an extension of the existing Liverpool to Newcastle service)
  • additional weekend services between Manchester and Scotland
  • an additional daily service southbound to Manchester - offering reductions in journey time of up to ten minutes
  • seven-day a week service - major uplift in Sunday services 9am to 7pm
  • brand new 125 mph trains, with
    • more reliable services
    • improved comfort for long-distance passengers
    • free Wi-Fi
    • access to power sockets from every seat
    • on-board cycle storage
    • entertainment and real-time journey information to smartphones and tablets
    • hearing loops

These benefits and improvements are part of the new Northern and TransPennine Express franchise agreements.

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