Transpennine Route Upgrade

First wires up on TransPennine Route Upgrade

Major milestone reached in Northern England upgrade

Leeds-Micklefield works consulted on

Level crossings and bridge alterations are planned in this part of the Transpennine Route Upgrade

Feature Premium

VIDEO: Transforming the Trans-Pennine route

Major challenges ahead in multi-billion pound upgrade

TRU and EWR on Government project priority list

The TransPennine Route Upgrade and East West Rail are in a list of projects the government believes are priorities.

Deighton footbridge prepares for TRU

Andy Roden

New structure creates clearance for electrification and track quadrupling

Andy Roden
Northern No 195022 stands at Sheffield on 25 October 2021. PHILIP SHERRATT/MODERN RAILWAYS News Premium

‘Clear investment case’ for Trans-Pennine upgrade, says NAO

National Audit Office report confirms investment case but warns of challenges.

TRU boost as upgrade approved

Upgrades to the Trans-Pennine route between Huddersfield and Dewsbury have been approved by the Secretary of State for Transport

Bridges raised in TransPennine Route Upgrade

Two bridges in Ashton-under-Lyne have been raised to provide clearances for future electrification as part of the TransPennine Route Upgrade.

TPE seeks MORE bi-mode trains

TransPennine express is seeking expressions of interest to supply at least 25 125mph bi-mode trains.

News Premium

DfT plans eight-year TPE Direct Award

The DfT plans to issue a Direct Award contract of up to eight years to operate Trans-Pennine Express services from April 2023.