Depots - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 4 March 2016 /
On Monday 02 May 2016, Great Western Railway (GWR) will celebrate 40 years of the high speed train with a rail depot open day at St. Philips Marsh.
Rail industry news / 15 October 2015 /
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin officially opened the Thameslink Three Bridges depot on the 15 October, paving the way for Thameslink Programme completion in 2018.
Rail industry news / 14 October 2015 /
Allerton Depot has been transformed thanks to a £23 million upgrade to service Northern Rail’s new fleet of electric trains.
Rail industry news / 20 April 2015 /
Construction of the new Thameslink hi-tech train centres at Three Bridges and Hornsey nears completion.
Rail travel has been growing in Scotland with more than 20% growth since 2004 and, as a result, government agency Transport Scotland is funding a major enhancement programme for the rail network in Scotland. As a part of this programme, 38 new Class 380 trains will be delivered between September 2010 and spring 2011, adding some 9,000 seats to the Scottish rail network at a cost of approximately £200 million.
How the train maintenance team at Aylesbury Depot play a vital part in helping Chiltern Railways achieve one of the highest PPM scores among UK rail companies.