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celeste

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Northern Rail launches new 500m fleet
« on: 22:18:56, 26/06/19 »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-48770078

Northern has officially launched its new trains, promising the biggest services upgrade "for a generation".

The firm, which is owned by Arriva Rail North, said the first nine trains of a new 500m fleet will start carrying their customers from 1 July.

The rest of the company's 101-strong fleet will be rolled out every month over the next year.

In the past year, Northern has been affected by widespread rail timetable chaos affecting services country-wide.

The trains, Class 195 and Class 331, will mark a step-change for rail travel in the north of England, Northern said.




Customers have been promised plug sockets at every seat, free Wi-Fi and live-feed information screens.

The new trains, which include more space for wheelchairs and cycles, are described as "bigger, faster and longer" than the company's existing trains.
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Re: Northern Rail launches new 500m fleet
« Reply #1 on: 08:11:05, 27/06/19 »
Never heard mention of who made them.
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