Angel Trains

  • December debut for Hull Trains ‘Paragon’ fleet

    December debut for Hull Trains ‘Paragon’ fleet

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    November 25 saw the first of five Hull Trains’ (HT) Class 802/3s make its debut in the company’s home city. The First Group-owned open access operator confirmed that the bi-mode trains will be phased into passenger service over the next two months, releasing its ailing Class 180s for transfer to East Midlands Railway (EMR).  The…

  • First Class 313 is sent for scrap as ‘717’ use increases

    First Class 313 is sent for scrap as ‘717’ use increases

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    GOVIA Thameslink sent its first Great Northern route Class 313 for scrap on April 8.   Angel Trains-owned set No. 313026 was dispatched to Sims Metals Newport behind DRS Class 57 No. 57312 on long-term hire to Rail Operations Group. The following day, set No. 313050 was sent to C F Booth for disposal, with a third set…

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