Up-cycled from a fleet previously owned by GWR, the new Heathrow Express trains feature the most up to date train and passenger technology.
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Since beginning operation in 2010, the fleet has completed around 900,000 trips, or 40 million kilometres, on the Gautrain network.
The technology will monitor the real-time performance of rail assets and allow for the swift detection and repair of faults.
The new order is part of an agreement signed in 2010 for Bombardier to provide a maximum of 860 OMNEO Regio 2N trains to SNCF.
Following England being placed into a third national lockdown, Hull Trains and Grand Central have again announced a period of hibernation.
The Moynihan Train Hall will offer an enhanced facility that will better serve Amtrak's long-distance travellers and commuter rail passengers.
Following a survey of 2,000 adults, which found that 41 per cent have a disability with no physical signs, Heathrow Express joined the Sunflower lanyard scheme to recognise and boost hidden disability support.
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Upgrades include better Wi-Fi, train information and security, with Greater Anglia replacing old and installing brand new, state-of-the-art equipment.
ORR has praised Network Rail for its performance during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has outlined that efforts need to improve in the North West.
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