New Greater Anglia trains on more new routes
Greater Anglia’s rollout of brand-new trains has reached new routes today (Tuesday 23 March) starting with an early morning maiden passenger voyage from Clacton to London.
Roll-out of driver training on Greater Anglia's new trains heads west
Greater Anglia is now training driver instructors on its new Alstom-built trains on the London Liverpool Street to Cambridge line, as preparations continue for the introduction of new trains on its West Anglia services.
New trains now in passenger service on Southminster line
Passengers on Greater Anglia’s Southminster branch line can now travel on brand new trains after the first of the company’s state-of-the-art electric commuter trains entered passenger service on the route.
The 18.02 service from London Liverpool Street to Southminster on Wednesday 23 December was operated by two brand new trains coupled together to form a ten-carriage train.
It then operated as the 19.19 Southminister to Shenfield service, calling at Burnham-on-Crouch, Althorne, North Fambridge, South Woodham Ferrers, Battlesbridge, Wickford and Shenfield.
New trains now in passenger service on Braintree line
More Essex rail passengers can now experience modern rail travel as the roll-out of Greater Anglia’s brand-new state-of-the-art trains has extended to the Braintree to London Liverpool Street line.
Two of the train company’s brand-new electric commuter trains, made in the UK by Bombardier, entered passenger service on Wednesday 16 December coupled together as a ten-carriage train on the Braintree line.
First of Greater Anglia’s brand-new electric commuter trains now in passenger service
The first of Greater Anglia’s brand-new electric commuter trains entered passenger service in Essex today.
Greater Anglia is getting 133 five-carriage commuter trains made by UK manufacturer Bombardier, which will mostly run into London Liverpool Street from Essex, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Ipswich.
Two of these trains were used coupled together to form ten carriages for the 16.10 service to London Liverpool Street, from Southend Victoria, before returning as the 17.25 from Liverpool Street, arriving in Southend Victoria at 18.28, today, Thursday 26 November.
Greater Anglia’s new trains recognised for accessibility innovation
Greater Anglia’s fleet of new Stadler bi-mode trains has been recognised for a design innovation that makes getting on and off a train easier for many disabled and older people.
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