Tags: class 700
Thameslink and Siemens Mobility celebrate five years of smarter travel
Thameslink and Siemens Mobility are this month celebrating five years of passenger service of their state-of-the-art ‘people mover’ Desiro City Class 700 train. The 115-strong fleet has travelled over 58 million miles – nearly halfway to Mars – since June 2016
“Trainbow” departs for Brighton & Hove Pride
Govia Thameslink Railway today unveiled a special edition train emblazoned with a rainbow livery ahead of the upcoming Brighton & Hove Pride
GTR passengers ride UK’s first self-drive mainline train
Services will run at Tube-like frequencies thanks to new technology
12 routes to cross London, speeding up journeys
Helps boost capacity by 60,000 passengers in 2019
MONDAY, 23 MARCH 2018: Govia Thameslink Railway passengers have ridden the UK’s first self-drive mainline train in a major milestone for the industry.
The Thameslink trains will in future use the technology, developed by Siem
The train standing at London Bridge is the first Thameslink test train
This is the moment GTR’s first Thameslink train, on a test run, makes history as it pulls into the newly-built platform 5 at London Bridge on New Year's Day.
First new Thameslink trains arrive on Peterborough route
Direct services to new central London stations and Gatwick from May Increasingly thousands more peak hour seats – from May
New cutting-edge trains in full operation across Thameslink route
All the trains across Thameslink’s entire network are now new Class 700s. Passengers travelling between London Bridge, Gatwick Airport and Brighton now have brand new Thameslink trains that are up to three times longer giving more space and more seats.