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New NHS Branding for GTR EMUs

New NHS Branding for GTR EMUs Govia Thameslink Railway are the latest train operating company to show their support for the NHS during the Coronavirus crisis. GTR, which run rail franchises Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express, have applied NHS branding to the front and rear cars of 3 of their electric multiple units. …

First GN Class 717 Enters Passenger Service

First Great Northern Class 717 Enters Service Today The first Great Northern class 717 will enter full-day passenger service today. The new 6 carriage train will work services to and from Moorgate, GN advised on Twitter this morning. The new Siemens Class 717 trains are set to replace the ageing Great Northern class 313 trains. …

Great Northern Class 717 Delivery Dates

GN Class 717 Delivery Dates All 25 Great Northern Class 717 EMUs have now been delivered, with the final delivery having been made on 31st January 2019. Deliveries were made following arrival into Dollands Moor, running 6X71 to Ferme Park Reception Sidings. This completes the TL/GN class 717 deliveries, following the recent Thameslink Class 700 …