Train drivers taking leap into new technology
Greater Anglia is using new state-of-the-art train simulators to teach its 768 drivers how to drive the brand-new trains which are due to replace all the company’s existing trains from later this year onwards.
First of Greater Anglia’s new longer electric trains travels through East Anglia
The first of Greater Anglia’s brand new long electric trains made by Swiss-manufacturer, Stadler, arrived in East Anglia today (28/2).
Spot Greater Anglia’s new trains on test in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex
Watch out for Greater Anglia’s brand new trains – which are being tested in daylight on more routes in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex from later this month.
Greater Anglia is replacing every single train with brand new state-of-the-art trains which will start to come into service in the middle of this year.
Testing has started on two of the trains which will replace existing diesel trains. So far, they have only run between Norwich and Great Yarmouth and Norwich and Diss.
Be aware at level crossings as Greater Anglia testing brand new trains at night
Two of Greater Anglia’s brand new trains are expected to be out on night time test runs in the next couple of weeks – so road-users in Norfolk are warned to remain vigilant at level crossings in the early hours when they’re not used to trains operating.
Your new trains have arrived – why can’t I travel on them yet?
We have now taken delivery of the first of our brand new trains from Swiss manufacturer, Stadler, and we’re very excited that they’ve arrived.
Customer helps Greater Anglia test design of wheelchair ramps for new trains
A new type of ramp, that helps people with mobility issues to get on and off trains, is being designed for Greater Anglia’s new fleet of trains.
Last week a transport professional, Dominic Lund-Conlon, visited the manufacturer with Greater Anglia to test out the prototype.
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