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BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) completed electrification of the Great Western Main Line (GWML) between Maidenhead and Didcot on December 27, enabling the start of electric services on January…
A ceremony was held at Bombardier’s Derby plant on November 24 to mark the completion of the 2805th and final Electrostar EMU vehicle.
HITACHI Rail Europe began testing the first class 802 Intercity Express Trains for Great Western Railway (GWR) on the British main line network at the beginning of August.
THE first Hitachi class 802 Intercity Express Train for Great Western Rail’s (GWR) Devon and Cornwall route has arrived in Britain.
HITACHI Rail Italy invited representatives of the media, Great Western Railway (GWR) and leasing company Eversholt Rail to its Pistoia plant on May 23 to view progress with the new…
THE first Hitachi class 802 inter-city train for Great Western Railway (GWR) services from London to Devon and Cornwall left the Japanese port Kobe on April 26 on the first…
HITACHI Rail Europe announced on February 15 that production has begun at Hitachi Rail Italy’s Pistoia plant on the first of 36 class 802 inter-city trains for Great Western Railway…
HITACHI Rail has placed an order with Rolls-Royce to supply 136 MTU Series 1600 PowerPacks for installation on 36 class 802 trains that will predominately operate Great Western Railway services…
 THE cost of modernising Britain’s Great Western Main Line (GWML) has risen by £2.1bn more than originally planned in 2013 to £5.58bn, according to a damning report published by the…
GREAT Western Railway (GWR) launched electric suburban services out of London Paddington on September 5, when the first two of 45 class 387 Electrostar EMUs began operating peak services to…
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