FTPE is run by First Group plc in partnership with Keolis SA and operates inter-city services on three main routes across the North of England. Some of the destinations served include
Middlesbrough, York, Scarborough, Leeds,
Cleethorpes, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Carlisle, Barrow in Furness, Blackpool, Lancaster, Preston, Manchester,
Warrington, Windermere and Liverpool.
There are loads of reasons to buy train tickets on our website and to make a leisure trip on our network:
23 Premiership, Championship and Division One football teams on our network including: Manchester United,
United, and Newcastle United.
6 out of the top 10
destinations are on our train network (source UK Tourism Survey 2008) -
and The Lake District. York
Save over 50% on ticket fares when buying in advance online. For example,
from only £16.00. Edinburgh
PLUS - customers can buy any train ticket for anywhere in the
on our website - we don't even charge any credit card or booking fees
(unlike Rail Easy or The TrainLine).