British Rail Class 379

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British Rail Class 379 "Electrostar"
In service June 2011
Manufacturer Bombardier Transportation
Family name Electrostar
Number built 30 trainsets
Formation 4 cars per trainset
Operator Stansted Express
(National Express East Anglia)
Line(s) served Stansted Express
(West Anglia Main Line)
Specifications
Voltage 25 kV AC Overhead
Gauge Standard gauge

The Class 379 Electrostar is a type of electric multiple unit. It has been ordered by National Express East Anglia to run their Stansted Express services.[1] The Class 379 units will feature 2+2 seating and wi-fi internet installed. Large luggage racks and multi-lingual signage will be expected. The units will be built at Bombardier's plant at Derby.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Today's Railways issue 91
  2. Rail Express Magazine issue 156

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