Class 710

  • TRAIN TEST: LONDON OVERGROUND CLASS 710

    TRAIN TEST: LONDON OVERGROUND CLASS 710

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    Transport for London’s Overground operation has transformed services on many local railways in the capital. As the city’s population grows and demand increases, its train fleet is expanding to create additional capacity. Ben Jones visits the modernised Gospel Oak to Barking line to sample the first Bombardier ‘Aventra’ design to enter service. Class 710 is the…

  • No Greater Anglia ‘Aventras’ before 2020

    No Greater Anglia ‘Aventras’ before 2020

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    By Ben Jones GREATER Anglia (GA) has confirmed it will not be able to introduce its Class 720 ‘Aventra’ EMUs before the end of 2019.  Production and testing of the new trains is running significantly behind schedule after Bombardier experienced delays with the introduction of Crossrail Class 345s and London Overground Class 710s.  However, the…

  • Great news for commuters after ‘Goblin’ Class 710s launch

    Great news for commuters after ‘Goblin’ Class 710s launch

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    The Gospel Oak to Barking line got the first of its new trains in May 23 when two Class 710 four-car EMUs were launched into service late morning.

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