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03 Nov 2021

Paragon Fleet Helping to Cut Carbon Emissions

With some of the most environmentally friendly trains in the UK, Hull Trains are helping everyone travel greener.

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25 Oct 2021

Hull Trains is Back and Stronger Than Ever

Services will be back to pre-pandemic levels from December as public confidence in rail travel continues to grow.

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29 Sep 2021

Hull Trains Appoints New Managing Director

A new Managing Director has been appointed to lead the company on its continued journey to recovery after the pandemic.

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29 Sep 2021

Hull Trains to Support The Railway Children

Full steam ahead for the Hull Truck Theatre production of The Railway Children this Christmas!

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24 Sep 2021

21 Years on the Tracks for Hull Trains

Hull Trains has been making direct rail travel to London from East Yorkshire easier for 21 years.

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19 May 2021

Hull Trains Backs 2021 Inner City Sesh

Hull Trains sponsors local ‘environmentally friendly’ music festival Inner City Sesh.

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19 May 2021

Hull Trains Increase Services & June Weekend Plans

Hull Trains to be the only operator running direct services from East Yorkshire to London whilst King's Cross is closed.

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08 Apr 2021

Hull Trains Returns with Safer Travel Tool

Hull Trains new technology shows passengers numbers onboard in realtime to help make social distanced travelling easier.

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11 Mar 2021

Hull Trains Set to Relaunch Services Again

With services set to resume from 12th April, passengers can once again enjoy a direct connection to the UK's capital.

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01 Mar 2021

Hull Trains Set To Build Business Back Up

Preparing to welcome passengers back onboard its Paragon trains, Hull Trains prepares to relaunch a limited timetable.

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05 Jan 2021

Hull Trains Hibernates Services For A Third Time

Hull Trains is temporarily suspending all services from 00.01 Saturday 9 January 2021.

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03 Dec 2020

Hull Trains Back on Track for Christmas Travel

Travel safely on Hull Trains from 3 December 2020 as the rail operator resumes services after a temporary pause.

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03 Nov 2020

Services Temporarily Suspended From 5 November

Hull Trains will be temporarily suspending all services from 00.01 Thursday 5 November 2020.

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31 Jul 2020

Hull Trains Sets Return Date

Hull Trains is pleased to announce the resumption of services offering direct trains to London.

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02 Jul 2020

National Report Outlines Hull Trains Success

Hull Trains named one of UK's best rail operators for passenger satisfaction by Transport Focus.

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29 Mar 2020

Hull Trains Temporarily Suspends All Services

Hull Trains will temporarily suspend all services from 30 March. Some services are now operating with safety measures.

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19 Mar 2020

Hull Trains Run Revised Timetable From 20 March

Hull Trains is implementing a revised timetable from 20 March following recent COVID-19 developments.

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05 Mar 2020

Free Travel for Flybe Passengers with FirstGroup

Following the closure of Flybe today (5 March), FirstGroup offers free travel to all Flybe customers and staff.

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24 Feb 2020

Hull Trains Only UK Operator With Full New Fleet

Hull Trains is the only company which guarantees that every journey will be on a brand-new, world-class train.

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28 Jan 2020

Watchdog Report Outlines Praise for Hull Trains

Rail passengers rate Hull Trains one of UK’s best operators in a report compiled by independent transport user watchdog.

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31 Dec 2019

Hull Trains Freezes January Ticket Prices

People travelling between Hull and London in 2020 will be better off thanks to a Hull Trains rail fare freeze.

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06 Dec 2019

Paragon Train Makes First Journey

Today, December 5, the first train from Hull Trains’ Paragon fleet completed its maiden voyage.

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03 Dec 2019

Hull Trains Hero Scoops National Industry Award

Richard Vernon was awarded Project Manager of the Year, recognising excellence and achievements at the RailStaff Awards.

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25 Nov 2019

New Trains, New Beginnings, New Era

Hull Trains welcomes the first of five state-of-the-art, bi-mode trains into Paragon Interchange on 25 November.

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20 Nov 2019

Hull Trains Boosts Senior Team with New Director

Hull Trains has appointed a new director who has more than 25 years’ experience in customer experience innovation.

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23 Sep 2019

Notice for Thomas Cook Customers and Staff

Hull Trains is relaxing ticket rules for those affected by the Thomas Cook collapse.

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19 Sep 2019

Customers Promised ‘New Beginning in Rail Travel’

An airline industry approach has been adopted by Hull Trains on its new Paragon Fleet.

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28 Aug 2019

Hull Trains Reveals Name of New Fleet

Hull Trains has officially named its £60m new fleet of trains which will revolutionise travel between Hull and London.

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28 Aug 2019

Hull Trains Stays On Track

The closure of London’s Kings Cross didn’t stop Hull Trains getting to the capital this August Bank Holiday Weekend.

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20 Aug 2019

Hull Trains Drivers Ready for Next Training Stage

The first drivers enter the next stage of training ahead of the arrival of the new £60 million fleet.

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16 Aug 2019

Businesses Back New Hull Minster Exhibition

Hull Trains is delighted to back a ground-breaking exhibition bringing the wonders of the Sistine Chapel to Hull.

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05 Aug 2019

Hull Trains Sponsor Dead Bod Stage

Some of the region’s best musicians have performed to thousands of visitors at the Hull Trains-sponsored Dead Bod Stage.

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02 Aug 2019

Next Stop: Humber Street Sesh

Hull Trains is proud to support Humber Street Sesh, showcasing great local music to tens of thousands of visitors.

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01 Aug 2019

Passengers Given Glimpse Inside New £60m Fleet

Images of the interiors of the new trains have been revealed with the production process well-underway.

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29 Jul 2019

Hull Trains Proud To Be Part of Huge Pride Event

Tens of thousands of people joined the Pride in Hull celebrations.

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04 Jul 2019

How To Get FREE London Theatre Tickets For Kids

Families visiting London during the school holidays can take advantage of free theatre tickets for children.

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27 Jun 2019

Hull Trains Beat Customer Satisfaction Scores

The addition of two trains to its fleet has contributed towards an improvement in customer satisfaction for Hull Trains.

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26 Jun 2019

Hull Trains Proud Sponsor of Humber Street Sesh

Hull Trains is delighted to be involved with this year’s Humber Street Sesh.

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24 Jun 2019

Hull Trains Announced as Pride in Hull Sponsor

Celebrating the LGBT+ community, reflecting what Hull Trains as a company stands for: equality, inclusion and diversity.

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14 Jun 2019

Hull Trains Releases New Images of New Trains

Hull Trains has released new images which show the incredible production of its new £60m fleet.

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11 Jun 2019

Hull Trains Launches Family Ticket Offer For £99

Hull Trains has launched a 2019 summer ticket deal to allow families to travel between Hull, Brough and London for just ...

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04 Jun 2019

Tackling Health and Well-Being Head On

We spoke to Debbie Birch and Mark Shepherd about the company’s work in tackling mental health.

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31 May 2019

First Class is The Perfect Mobile Office

We know our business customers need to be productive during the journey - work remotely and comfortably in First Class.

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13 May 2019

Hull Trains Named World Cup Champions

Hull Trains is incredibly proud to have been named the winners of the World Cup of Train Companies.

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09 May 2019

Extra Beverley Services Announced For Hull Trains

Hull Trains will be running two further services to Cottingham and Beverley after approval granted by the ORR.

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30 Apr 2019

Help Hull Trains Name Its New Trains

Hull Trains is giving its passengers the exciting opportunity to name its brand-new trains.

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26 Apr 2019

Hull Trains Shortlisted in Women in Rail Awards

Hull Trains is incredibly proud to announce we have been shortlisted in the prestigious Women in Rail Awards 2019.

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11 Apr 2019

Hull Trains Secures Additional High Speed Train

The additional HST is in service and will bolster the train operating company’s current fleet of four Class 180s.

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29 Mar 2019

From Onboard Hosts to Train Drivers

Emma Ramsden, 30, and Sarah Goulbourne, 34, are the next generation of drivers at Hull Trains.

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25 Mar 2019

Hull Trains' New Fleet Arrives in Europe

Milestone moment as Hull Trains' entire new fleet arrives in Europe and on track to arrive in the UK later this year.

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11 Mar 2019

Future of Rail Travel From Hull to London Unveiled

The local community was invited to look onboard the new fleet, with local MPs and schoolchildren amongst those invited.

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08 Mar 2019

Hull Trains MD Interviewed on BBC Radio Humberside

Read some of her answers to listeners' questions including the arrival of the new Hitachi train fleet.

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05 Mar 2019

Hull Trains Launch New Website

Hull Trains has launched a brand new website to make it easier for passengers to find key information on the go.

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21 Feb 2019

Hull Trains New Head of Safety and Environment

Hull Trains has appointed Mark Shepherd as Head of Safety and Environment, who brings more than 25 years of experience.

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06 Feb 2019

Hull Trains Campaign to Address Staff Abuse

Hull Trains has launched a new campaign to help eliminate abuse towards Hull Trains staff.

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31 Jan 2019

First Glimpse of New Hitachi Trains

Hull Trains MD Louise Cheeseman visited the Hitachi factory to take a look at the new fleet of 802 trains.

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30 Jan 2019

High Speed Train (HST) Joins Hull Trains Fleet

Joining Hull Trains current fleet will be a High Speed Train (HST) to deliver continued service reliability.

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29 Jan 2019

High Satisfaction Scores For Hull Trains

Latest National Rail Passenger Survey in Autumn 2018 has scored Hull Trains with a high level of satisfaction at 91%.

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15 Jan 2019

Hull Trains Reflects On A Challenging Year

Hull Trains reflects on its most challenging year in existence as exciting new dawn beckons.

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23 Nov 2018

Poppy Appeal Raises Over £5000 On Hull Trains

A Royal British Legion poppy appeal has raised over £5000 on Hull Trains' services, helping families of veterans.

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08 Nov 2018

Hull Trains Supports Veterans On Armistice Day

Hull Trains support military veterans as tens of thousands of people travel to London to commemorate Armistice Day.

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28 Sep 2018

Hull Trains Team Celebrate Mags Newton

Hull Trains waved off colleague Mags Newton on a surprise trip as she was set to work her final shift before retirement.

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25 Sep 2018

Celebrating 18 Years of Direct Links to London

Hull Trains is celebrating 18 years since its first ever train departed London-bound from Hull.

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19 Sep 2018

Hull Trains appoint Commercial and Customer Servic...

Hull Trains appoint visitor economy expert Susie Brindley as Commercial and Customer Services Director.

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13 Sep 2018

Hull Trains’ Appointed New Production Director

A long-serving member of the Hull Trains team, Louise Mendham, has been appointed as Production Director.

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12 Sep 2018

First Glimpse of Hull Trains’ New Fleet

Work to construct the first shell of Hull Trains’ new hi-tech Hitachi fleet is complete, new pictures have unveiled.

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12 Sep 2018

Hull Trains Donates Squash to Castle Hill Hospital

Hull Trains donated dozens of boxes of squash to Castle Hill Radiotherapy Department.

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22 Aug 2018

Strong Service Reliability for Hull Trains

Rail industry figures name Hull Trains top performing long distance train company on the East Coast Main Line.

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03 Aug 2018

Hull Trains Smashes Through The Glass Ceiling

Hull Trains continues to smash through the gender pay gap ‘glass ceiling’, by bucking the national trend.

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02 Aug 2018

Passenger Numbers Grow On Board Hull Trains

Higher passenger numbers after giving out a record number of strawberries and cream for Wimbledon.

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01 Aug 2018

Town Crier Sends Off Passengers on Yorkshire Day

Passengers on 08:23 Hull Trains service on August 1st greeted by reigning British town crier champion for Yorkshire Day.

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25 Jul 2018

Hull Trains Welcomes £780m Rail Investment

Theresa May’s announcement welcomed as a £780m investment will significantly improve East Coast Main Line by 2020.

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03 Jul 2018

‘Between the Badges’: Hull Trains’ MD Journey

Hull Trains’ new managing director found an old name badge from 2005 showing her incredible journey over the 13 years.

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12 Jun 2018

Louise Cheeseman Appointed Hull Trains MD

FirstGroup has appointed Louise Cheeseman, formerly Service Delivery Director at Hull Trains, as Managing Director.

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10 May 2018

On Track For Launch of New Hull Trains Fleet

Hull Trains reveal the first artist’s impression of new trains set to hit the tracks as part of major £60m investment.

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01 May 2018

Child Mental Health Campaign on UK Transport Netwo...

Adverts are set to appear on buses and train stations around the UK to draw attention to children’s mental health.

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30 Jan 2018

Hull Trains Amongst Top for Customer Satisfaction

Hull Trains is once again amongst the top of the National Rail Passenger Survey for overall customer satisfaction.

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29 Jan 2018

Hull Trains Raise Over £1750 for HCU

Hull Trains colleagues have recently raised over £1750 for their charity of choice, Hull Children’s University (HCU).

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01 Dec 2017

Hull Trains Win Best Customer Service Team Award

Hull Trains win Customer Service Team of the Year at the North of England Transport Awards for the second year running.

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29 Nov 2017

More Accolades for Hull Trains' Customer Service

UK Rail Operator of the Year 2016/17 awarded more accolades for customer service at the Rail Business Awards.

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09 Oct 2017

Hull Trains Hosts First Employee Excellence Awards

Hull Trains held its first Employee Excellence awards, hosted by former Home Secretary and MP Alan Johnson.

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26 Sep 2017

Hull Trains Brings UK’s Media to Hull

30 of UK’s national media travelled with Hull Trains to Hull for press screening of world-renowned Turner Prize.

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26 Sep 2017

Hull Trains' Customer Service Team Shortlisted

Hull Trains has been shortlisted in the Customer Service Team of the Year category.

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25 Sep 2017

Hull Trains Celebrates its 17 Birthday

Hull Trains, the UK’s Rail Operator of the Year, is today celebrating its 17th birthday.

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02 Aug 2017

Extra Hull Trains Services For Hull FC Fans

An additional Hull to London service on Saturday 26th August to take Hull FC fans to Wembley.

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25 Jul 2017

Hull Trains Top UK’s Independent Survey

Hull’s very own rail operator, Hull Trains, has once again topped the industry’s independent satisfaction league.

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20 Jul 2017

Hull Trains Raise £1484 for Hull Children’s Univer...

Colleagues at Hull Trains raised almost £1500 for Hull Children’s University.

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17 Jul 2017

Hull Trains Supports Hull Pride 2017

Hull Trains, one of the UK’s leading rail operators for equality and diversity, is sharing its love for UK Pride 2017.

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23 Jun 2017

Hull Trains Reports Record Passenger Numbers

The UK's City of Culture is having a significant impact on visitor numbers.

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23 Jun 2017

Hull Trains Flying the Flag for Females in Transpo...

Hull Trains shows commitment to equality as Department for Transport’s calls for more women in transport.

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03 May 2017

Three Awards for Hull Trains

Hull Trains has been awarded a further three awards at the multi-national BeFirst awards in Manchester.

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07 Apr 2017

London Service for Cottingham

Local residents in Cottingham can now get to London even faster thanks to Hull Trains.

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24 Jan 2017

Hull Trains Exceeds in Customer Satisfaction

Hull Trains has another record customer satisfaction score, 12% higher than the average of all long-distance operators.

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Hull Trains Media Update

The latest media update from Hull Trains.

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His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

It is with great sadness that the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has been announced to...

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Hull Train Media Update July

The latest media update from Hull Trains.

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Hull Trains Media Update

The latest media update from Hull Trains.

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