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Blackpool's all new trains unveiled this morning

Northern Rail are revealing the new all-electric trains at Blackpool North this morning.

Northern Rail will be giving Blackpool customers a chance to see one of the brand new trains that will be serving them from early September.

The train, 'a Class 331,' will be at Blackpool North station from 3.30pm – 6pm with customers invited to visit the station and walk around the state-of-the-art train. Northern staff will also be on hand to answer any questions.

Customers who attend will be able to see first-hand the features of the new trains and will be given special access to the train’s cab.

Mick Elliott, Northern’s station manager at Blackpool North, said:

“I’m thrilled that new trains will soon be operating on three major routes to and from Blackpool North.

“It’s really exciting that our customers will have the opportunity to see our new trains later this week – and it’s great that we can give them this opportunity on the first day of the Blackpool Illuminations.

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