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Porterbrook - Articles and news items

Porterbrook and Northern to introduce bi-mode Class 319 Flex trains

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 3 February 2017 /

Working with the Rail North Partnership, to support a growing railway in the north, Porterbrook and train operator Northern, part of the Arriva Group, are jointly developing a highly innovative rolling stock concept.

Porterbrook and Northern to jointly develop bi-mode Class 319 Flex trains

Rail industry news / 23 December 2016 /

Porterbrook Leasing and operator Northern, working alongside the Rail North Partnership, are to jointly develop bi-mode Class 319 Flex trains.

New Class 387 Electrostar EMUs begin operation on GWR Thames Valley service

Rail industry news / 6 September 2016 /

On Monday 05 September, two Class 387 Electrostar electric multiple units (EMUs) entered service on GWR’s services in the Thames Valley.

Southern announces capital funding preferred supplier

Rail industry news / 1 October 2014 /

UK train operator Southern has recently announced Porterbrook Leasing as its preferred supplier to provide capital funding for the new Class 387/1 vehicles as provided under the contract with Bombardier Transportation UK Limited as entered into in July 2013…

Porterbrook Agrees to Purchase Rolling Stock from Southern

Rail industry news / 6 July 2010 /

Porterbrook has completed a transaction to purchase 44 Bombardier Class 377 dual voltage Electric Multiple Unit vehicles from train operator Southern…