The first Transpennine Express Nova 3 train has entered commercial service. Early this morning, it was used for a run between Liverpool and Scarborough.
Today Transpennine Express (TPE) ran the first commercial service with with locomotive 68027 ‘Splendid’ and rake TP09; the 06.56 Liverpool – Scarborough train.
A Nova 3 train comprises a Stadler’s (previously Vossloh España) UKLight class 68 locomotive and a rake of CAF Mk5a carriages.
More Class 68 Transpennine Express locomotives were on display at Scarborough station.