Travelling on local trains

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From Monday 19 July, the Government's travel guidance changes.  Please plan ahead as services are likely to be busier, travel safely, sanitise your hands regularly, continue to wear a face covering (unless exempt) and keep your distance from others where possible.

Local train operators are running a reduced timetable. Please check immediately before you travel via the TPE or Northern apps or their websites.

For updates on local train services go to:

Transpennine Express


When you travel by train, please follow these guidelines to help everyone stay safe:

Rail 2 metresKeep your distance
Rail face covering

Wear a face covering - except if you have an exemption for health reasons

Find out more here

Rail contactlessPay by contactless
Rail let people offLet people get off the train before you try to get on
Rail wash handsWash or sanitise your hands regularly, please check with the operator if they provide this. 
Rail peak timesAvoid travelling at peak times if possible


Page last updated: 15 July 2021

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