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Trans Pennine Express Test Train

TPE have tested the Calder Valley route with a Class 68 loco (68024 'Centaur’)and a rake of Mark 5 coaches including a Driving Van Trailer.  The runs from Manchester, Longsight to Scarborough via Wakefield, ran on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 February 2019.

 

The Calder Valley is the diversionary route when the Standage route is closed.

 

It is expected that these formations will operate the Liverpool to Scarborough, via Manchester Victoria, from May 2019.

Contact Information

STORM

Meeting Place: Woolworths Social Club
Gipsy Lane
Castleton
Rochdale
OL11 3HA

Meeting times

7.30pm 
2nd Tuesday of each month at Woolworths Club, Gipsy Lane, Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3HA.