Stadler sets spread their wings in the east

GREATER Anglia introduced Class 755 units on Ipswich to Felixstowe services from November 19.

The move is part of the expansion of operations of Stadler bi-mode units.

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Greater Anglia is in the process of cascading its remaining Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ units to Transport for Wales, and the rollout of Class 755s is increasing.

Stadler Class 755/4 No. 755412 at Gun Lane Jct, Trimley Loop, with the 13.58 Ipswich-Felixstowe on November 19, the first day of Class 755 operation on the branch. DR IAIN C SCOTCHMAN

Sets are now appearing on Bittern Line services to Cromer and Sheringham too, the first set debuting on November 6.

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