At a glance: What the rail companies are promising Yorkshire passengers

New companies will take over the Northern and TransPennine Express franchises next year. Here is what they are promising

Passengers are being promised major improvements in Yorkshire rail services

Arriva Rail North - Northern franchise

- Phasing out of Pacer trains

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- More than 2,000 extra services a week

- Space for more than 14,000 extra passengers into Leeds and Sheffield during the morning rush hour

- More services connecting Bradford to Manchester and Leeds, and new direct links from Bradford to Wakefield, Sheffield, Nottingham, Liverpool and Manchester Airport

- Extra services between Harrogate and Leeds; Halifax and Manchester, and Leeds to Lancaster via Skipton

- Direct links from Bridlington and Beverley to Leeds

- Extra staff at more than 30 stations

FirstGroup - TransPennine Express

- 4,000 more seats on Leeds and Sheffield services during the morning rush hour

- Longer, brand new trains on services between Scarborough, Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool

- Extra services between Leeds and Hull, including at weekends

- More services from Newcastle to York, Leeds and Manchester

- £1.4 million investment in Hull station