Greater Anglia Class 720 ready for testing at Derby

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BOMBARDIER has an order to build 111 ‘Aventra’ trains for Greater Anglia (GA), with five-car set No. 720501 having been completed.

On November 4 it was outside the workshops at Litchurch Lane, Derby waiting to be moved to the commissioning area and testing on the short works line.

Bombardier is building a total of 2210-car and 89-five car trains for GA, totalling 665 vehicles. MARK BALDWIN

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