Angel Trains - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 2 November 2016 /
FirstGroup, operator of Hull Trains, and Hitachi Rail Europe have agreed a £60 million contract for the delivery of five Inter City trains for service on the East Coast Main Line.
Rail industry news / 30 September 2016 /
Angel Trains has announced it will finance the procurement of 665 new vehicles as part of Abellio’s winning East Anglia rail franchise.
Rail industry news / 11 July 2016 /
Alstom is to carry out repainting work on Angel Trains owned Pendolino fleet operated by Virgin Trains on the West Coast Main Line.
Rail industry news / 1 April 2016 /
Hitachi Rail Europe has revelled it will supply 95 AT300 ‘Inter City’ trains to TransPennine Express as part of FirstGroup’s TransPennine Express new franchise investment plan.
Rail industry news / 29 October 2015 /
Siemens has begun construction on a £210 million fleet of Class 707 Desiro City electric multiple-units (EMUs) for South West Trains.
Rail industry news / 19 August 2015 /
Angel Trains has confirmed its current shareholders, AMP Capital Investors and PSP Investments, have acquired an additional stake in the rolling stock leasing company.
Rail industry news / 26 March 2014 /
Angel Trains announced that it has appointed Voith to supply 188 new final drives and cardan shafts to its fleet of Class 142 diesel multiple units…
Rail industry news / 28 November 2013 /
Pre-series vehicle demonstrates new train look, comfort and performance…
Rail industry news / 12 February 2013 /
A new rail industry report marks a key step towards a market-led approach for delivering rolling stock…
In the middle years of this decade, the German rolling stock market was quiet. The big post-reunification boom in orders in the 1990s was followed by a lull, as the German government sought to rein in public spending and prepare Deutsche Bahn AG for privatisation.