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British Rail Class 379

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British Rail Class 379 "Electrostar"
Stansted Express Class 379 at Liverpool Street with a service to Stansted Airport
In serviceMarch 2011 – February 2022
ManufacturerBombardier Transportation
Family nameElectrostar
Number built30 trainsets
Formation4 cars per trainset
Operator(s)Greater Anglia
Line(s) servedWest Anglia Main Line
Electric system(s)25 kV AC Overhead
Track gaugeStandard gauge

The Class 379 Electrostar is a type of electric multiple unit. It was ordered by National Express East Anglia to run their Stansted Express services.[1] The Class 379 units feature 2+2 seating and wi-fi internet installed. The units were 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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