Full speed ahead for Greater Anglia’s Bombardier trains
High-speed testing has started on Greater Anglia’s new UK-built commuter trains.
Bombardier is building 111 trains for Greater Anglia which will run into London Liverpool Street from Essex, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire.
Take a look inside Greater Anglia’s new intercity trains
These are the first photos of the interior of Greater Anglia’s brand-new intercity trains, which are due to go into passenger service in the autumn.
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.
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