Class 387

  • Heathrow Express Class 387s external livery revealed

    Heathrow Express Class 387s external livery revealed



    THE first units of a fleet of Class 387s that will take over Heathrow Express services by December have been returned from Bombardier Ilford with a new external livery. GWR is taking over responsibility for the 15-minute frequency operations, and the current Class 332s, now more than 20 years old and not fitted with TPWS,…

  • Practice & Performance: Thames-Valley transformation

    Practice & Performance: Thames-Valley transformation



    In the third and final instalment, Keith Farr concludes his analysis of the steam-to-electric transformation the Great Western Main Line has undergone in the Thames Valley. Part two of this series ended with a brief eulogy of Class 387s, the electric trains that have transformed stopping services between Paddington and Didcot. The new EMUs are…

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