Class 195

  • Class 195 roll-out continues – but ‘Pacers’ will run into 2020

    Class 195 roll-out continues – but ‘Pacers’ will run into 2020

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    DELIVERIES of new DMUs and EMUs to Northern by CAF are running late, although the company introduced a further nine Class 195s over the Calder Valley line between Leeds and Chester via Manchester and Warrington in October.  It takes the number of ‘195s’ in traffic to 29, exactly half the order.  Northern has said because…

  • MP’s electrification call as Northern marks Class 195s switch on Windermere branch

    MP’s electrification call as Northern marks Class 195s switch on Windermere branch

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    By Tony Miles EVERY Northern service to and from Windermere is now operated by new Class 195 units, with the transition being marked at Windermere station on August 21.  Services to Windermere and Barrow-in-Furness became the first to be worked by then new CAF DMUs in July, and with additional sets now in Northern’s operational…

  • Class 195 unveiled – future plans revealed

    Class 195 unveiled – future plans revealed

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    By Tony Miles NORTHERN has formally unveiled the first two trains in its new £500million fleet which it says “will set new standards for customers using local rail in the north of England”. The sets were unveiled by Northern managing director David Brown and Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry at Edge Hill depot, Liverpool, in…

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