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Angel Trains - Articles and news items

Hull Trains to receive five new AT300 Inter City trains following £60m deal

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.

Angel Trains to finance Abellio rolling stock for East Anglia rail franchise

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.

Alstom to carry out repainting work on Virgin Trains Pendolino fleet

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.

95 AT300 Inter-City rail carriages ordered for TransPennine Express

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.

Construction begins on Class 707 Desiro City fleet for South West Trains

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.

Current shareholders acquire additional stake in Angel 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.

Voith to retrofit Class 142 wheelsets for Angel Trains in the UK

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…

Angel Trains unveils re-engineered Class 317 unit

Rail industry news / 28 November 2013 /

Pre-series vehicle demonstrates new train look, comfort and performance…

Rail industry sets out potential requirements for trains and carriages

Rail industry news / 12 February 2013 /

A new rail industry report marks a key step towards a market-led approach for delivering rolling stock…

Rolling stock orders for DB

Issue 2 2007, Past issues / 3 April 2007 /

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.