TransPennine Express Launches New Nova Fleet

On 22 November the TransPennine Express launched its new Nova fleet at Lime Street Station in Liverpool.

The public got to see the new trains in the presence of stakeholders and dignitaries. Individuals involved in the 500m GBP project gave speeches and there was entertainment in the form of a brass band.

CAF and Hitachi built the 44 new Nova fleet. Beacon Rail Leasing, Eversholt Rail Group and Angel trains meanwhile were responsible for the financing. The trains have between 286 and 342 seats over five carriages.