The Anonymous Widower

Huge Increase In Capacity On GWR As Final Class 800 Enters Traffic

The title of this post is the same as that of this article on Rail Madazine.

This is the first two paragraphs.

More than 10,000 extra seats will be available to Great Western Railway passengers on January 2, compared with the same number last year.

This follows the delivery of the final Class 800 Intercity Express Train.

This means that Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘s fleet is now

  • 21 x nine-car Class 800 trains
  • 36 x five-car Class 800 trains.
  • 21 x Class 802 trains

With still another 15 Class 802 trains to come of the 32 x five-car and 14 x nine-car order.

They are certainly ready to increase services in 2019.

January 2, 2019 - Posted by | Transport | , ,

1 Comment »

  1. […] In Huge Increase In Capacity On GWR As Final Class 800 Enters Traffic, I wrote that there are now only fifteen trains of a total fleet of 93 trains to be delivered. […]

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