Toshiba Digital and Consulting Corporation (TDX) and Mitsui, which part-owns Greater Anglia, are providing ‘digital twin’ software to the train operator to plan its rail timetable more efficiently and improve customer convenience.
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Transport for Wales has accepted the delivery of new rolling stock to provide a high standard of on-board passenger experience and increase capacity.
The first of Greater Anglia’s brand-new Stadler FLIRT trains has entered passenger service; the trains are more reliable and have better passenger facilities.
The British railway regulatory authority has granted Stadler approval for the four-car bimodal FLIRT train for the use of Greater Anglia.
The arrival is one of the 58 new trains which are part of the evolving electric fleet of Greater Anglia trains which will begin passenger service this year.
The suspension of seat reservations on trains is to limit confusion between the new and old trains while the 169 new trains are introduced.
The wide-scale deployment of new and refurbished-like-new carriages will mean the retirement of some of the oldest trains on the network.
After listening to customer feedback, assessing increases in passenger numbers and the rail network capacity, Greater Anglia removes first-class seats.
A new smartphone app, currently being trialled by four train companies, will make it easier to book assistance at stations and receive a more consistent, reliable service.
From now until early 2019, Stadler will be carrying out tests at the Velim Test-Centre on bi-mode and electric trains for Greater Anglia.
Land Sheriffs are extra hands to assist with general travel and customer enquires but also help in preventing crime and responding to emergencies.