||<p>During 2019 Northern will introduce new trains to provide increased capacity, modern
interiors and wi-fi. New high quality trains will operate Northern Connect inter-regional
express services. Routes include Sheffield to Leeds, Nottingham, Lincoln and Hull.
The Pacer trains will be withdrawn during 2019. By 2020 all trains in the Northern
fleet will be new or refurbished to “as new” standard.</p><p> </p><p>Between December
2017 and December 2019, TransPennine Express will introduce hundreds of additional
seats on peak weekday trains serving Sheffield facilitated by the introduction of
three new train fleets.</p>