ENTER THE AVENTRA

AS BOMBARDIER FINISHES ELECTROSTAR PRODUCTION AND MOVES

TO ITS NEW EMU PLATFORM, PHILIP SHERRATT TELLS THE STORY BEHIND THE TRAIN WHICH IS DOMINATING ORDERS

Product of Derby: unit No 345006 approaches Bow Junction forming the 5Z04 12.57 Liverpool Street – Chadwell Heath Turnback Siding crew training run on 25 April 2017. ANTONY GUPPY

How times change in the rail industry. When Bombardier missed out on the contract to build the new Thameslink fleet back in 2011, there was real concern about the future of its Litchurch Lane plant in Derby.

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