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.
Greater Anglia’s new Stadler trains complete first year of operation on performance high
Today marks one year since Greater Anglia introduced the first of its brand new Stadler bi-mode trains into passenger service.
Brand-new Stansted Express trains start to enter passenger service
The first two of Greater Anglia’s brand-new Stansted Express trains have now entered passenger service between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport.
Over 1,000 checks for Greater Anglia’s new Bombardier trains
Greater Anglia’s first four new Bombardier trains are undergoing over 1,000 checks and procedures in the run up to them entering passenger service.
How Greater Anglia’s transformation has continued despite the pandemic
It’s a big job, transforming the entire railway in East Anglia – and that’s without a worldwide pandemic. Ian McConnell is Greater Anglia’s franchise and programmes director, and it’s his job to introduce £1.4 billion of new trains along with hundreds of millions of pounds of infrastructure improvements to stations and depots across the network. His job is difficult enough at the best of times, but doing it during lockdown threw up many more challenges….but also some opportunities.
Pandemic doesn’t stop Greater Anglia’s new trains testing programme
Performance and safety tests on Greater Anglia’s brand-new electric commuter trains are continuing – despite the coronavirus pandemic.
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