Keep up to date with the latest news from Lumo.
train on journey sustainability wind turbines

Passengers power equivalent of 7,500 homes annually by choosing Lumo

26 Feb 2024

Lumo unveils sustainability credentials in industry-first reports

electric train travel to Edinburgh for Science Festival

Great Chemistry: Lumo and Edinburgh Science Festival Partner for a Greener Planet

21 Feb 2024

Lumo has announced our renewed partnership with Edinburgh Science Festival for this year’s theme: ‘Shaping the Future’

Stottie Mascot at Newcastle Train Stations

All Aboard the Stottie Train

12 Feb 2024

Big River Bakery and Lumo Bring North East Favourite to Travellers for Stottie Cake Week

Eagles team travel by train

Newcastle Eagles Basketball Team Score on Leg Room

09 Feb 2024

Lumo has partnered with Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles basketball team to help the pro players travel to their away games comfortably and sustainably.

Lumo train

Lumo plans to carry additional 275,000 passengers between London and Newcastle

19 Jan 2024

Extra service could also lead to new jobs for Newcastle-based train operator


The Most Weird and Wonderful Christmas Gifts Received by our Lumo customers

25 Dec 2023

From a trip to a muddy farm to a bag of old grubby make-up: here are some of the most weird and wonderful Christmas gifts our customers have received.


7-year-old wins competition with poem about Newcastle at Christmas

20 Dec 2023

Local boy Noah Spencer wrote about the sparkling lights of Northumberland Street and St James' Park in his winning poem


Christmas poetry competition launches for Newcastle Children

17 Dec 2023

O Come All Ye…poets! Lumo calls on local children to get creative this Christmas to win a trip for the family

Newcastle Charity Receives Birthday Boost From Lumo

25 Oct 2023

Homeless charity People’s Kitchen to receive fundraising support as part of Lumo’s 2nd birthday activities

2 million passengers marks a green success for Lumo

23 Oct 2023

A single Lumo passenger could take 22 one-way trips before creating the same emissions as a single flight

Lumo X Falcons Partnership Announcement for 2023-24

13 Oct 2023

Lumo has announced its partnership with Premiership Rugby team Newcastle Falcons

Lumo flexes new train ticket option, introducing LumoFlex

07 Aug 2023

Lumo has announced its new LumoFlex ticket option which allows customers to change their ticket with no admin fee.

Lumo celebrates Beamish train museum birthday

200th Anniversary of the Stephenson's Works

24 Jun 2023

Lumo and beamish museum beam with pride as they celebrate bicentenary of world-famous rail pioneer

All aboard brew-mo! Lumo launches train beer

20 May 2023

Lumo Train Beer and Rington's Tea launches onboard

Edinburgh Science Festival

Lumo at the Edinburgh Science Festival

01 Apr 2023

Lumo illuminates science through sponsorship

Lumo at the North East Tourism Awards

23 Mar 2023

Lumo champions accessibility at local awards night

Rail minister at Newcastle train station

Rail Minister Visits Newcastle HQ

28 Feb 2023

Rail minister on board with Newcastle-Based Lumo

Stephenson's Trains Bicentenary

Lumo celebrates world-famous rail pioneer

26 Jan 2023

Bicentenary of The Robert Stephenson Company

Train Passenger Awards

Lumo at the Passenger Awards

19 Jan 2023

Lumo named 'Best Operator' at the World Passenger Awards

Hunter's Apparel supplies train staff clothing

Hunter Apparel Solutions

01 Nov 2022

To produce “ethical and sustainable” uniforms for Lumo

Train Driver

One in a million Lumo train driver is changing up the industry

23 Jun 2022

Carrie Million drives change in the rail industry

Lumo office launch

Lumo launches office HQ in Newcastle

25 Oct 2021

After creating over 100 jobs, Lumo opens the doors of its Newcastle HQ.

Lumo Launch at Newcastle train station

Greener train travel between Edinburgh and London

25 Oct 2021

Lumo launches to create a greener, cheaper train travel alternative

People's Kitchen Newcastle

Lumo partners with The People's Kitchen

25 Oct 2021

Lumo launches partnership with Newcastle charity