Train Type

Class 185 -  3 carriage diesel multiple unit

Routes operated

Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester - Leeds - Hull / York / Middlesbrough / Newcastle / Scarborough

Manchester Airport - Cleethorpes

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? No. They are located just behind First Class adjacent to the First Class compartment and accessible toilet
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? Yes - 2 reservable wheelchair spaces in an area adjacent to the First Class compartment and accessible toilet
Standard Class accessible toilet? Yes
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard?
Yes
Assisted travel bookings? Yes - Assisted travel bookings can be made by calling 0800 107 2149

 

Train Type

Class 350 - 4 carriage electric multiple unit

Routes operated

Manchester Airport - Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? 2
Standard Class accessible toilet? 1
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes
Assisted travel bookings? Yes - Assisted travel bookings can be made by calling 0800 107 2149

 

New Trains

The first new trains for TransPennine Express are expected to come in to service in 2019, with the introduction of the 'Nova 3 fleet'.

More details can be found from TransPennine Express on the 'Nova' fleet here.

Train Type

'Nova 3' - Class 68 & 5 Mk5 carriages - (exp. to be introduced in 2019)

Routes operated Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester - Leeds - York - Scarborough / Middlesbrough
Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? Yes
First Class accessible toilet? Yes
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? No - all wheelchair customers are conveyed in the First Class coach
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes
Train Type

'Nova 2' - Class 397 - 5 carriage electric multiple unit - (exp. to be introduced in 2019)

Routes operated Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport - Preston - Lancaster - Carlisle - Glasgow Central / Edinburgh
Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? Yes
First Class accessible toilet? Yes
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? No - all wheelchair customers are conveyed in the First Class coach
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes
Train Type

'Nova 1' - Class 802 - 5 carriage electric multiple unit - (exp. to be introduced in 2019)

Routes operated Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester - Leeds - York - Newcastle - Edinburgh
Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? Yes
First Class accessible toilet? Yes
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? No - all wheelchair customers are conveyed in the First Class coach
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes

 

Helpful Information

TransPennine Express' 'Helping Older and Disabled Passengers' Policy is available here.

TransPennine Express' Scooter Policy is available here.          
Assisted Travel booking details, including by phone or online, can be found on this link.

 

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