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  • Hitachi Class 802 enters service with TransPennine Express

    Hitachi Class 802 enters service with TransPennine Express

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    By Tony Miles THE first of 19 five-car Hitachi Class 802 bi-mode trains entered passenger service with TransPennine Express on September 28.  They had received clearance from ORR late the previous evening.  Set 802201 operated the 06.03 Newcastle-Liverpool Lime Street and 09.25 return as a one-off working ahead of regular service introduction later in October. …

  • New platform 0 for Leeds in latest city investment

    New platform 0 for Leeds in latest city investment

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    LEEDS station will receive an additional platform as part of a £161million investment programme to improve train journeys and the functionality of the station. Current platforms 1-6 are to be lengthened to cater for longer trains, but it is the creation of a new platform 0 in the site of the current long-stay car park…

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