TransPennine Nova 1 at Durham

Photograph by Michael Rising

Train 9E09, the 09.25 Liverpool to Newcastle, is seen leaving Durham in the sunshine on Saturday 30th November. This is 802 211, one of TransPennine’s new Hitachi Class 802 bi-modal trains – it has run on electric power between Liverpool and Manchester, then on diesel to York, and from there to its destination on electric power again. The TPE five-car units can seat up to 342 passengers in first and standard class.

Did You Know?

The NER was the first railway company to recognise a trade union, and to agree to arbitration as a method of settling disputes.