Moving Wheels

Nova 1: bi-mode No 802201 after arrival at Liverpool Lime Street on the 06.03 from Newcastle on 28 September 2019, the first passenger-carrying trip for the TPE class. Tony Miles
Nova 2: CAF-built TPE Nova 2 EMU No 397005 on test at Crewe, 28 August 2019. Steve Hobson
Blue colour scheme: First (top) and Standard Class in TPE Class 802. Tony Miles


operated its first Class 802

‘Nova 1’ set in passenger service on Saturday 28 September.

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