Monday, 27 March 2017

First MTR South Western Trains Limited wins South Western franchise

Return of the Plastic Pigs!

Farewell to South West Trains

Department of Transport Press Release

Chinese firm MTR to help operate UK's South West trains franchise - The Guardian


The 18 refurbished 5 coach trains for the Portsmouth Direct (2 + 2 seating) appear to be Class 442s equipped with a new traction package, replacing that which came from the 4-REPs and now 50 years old.

For liveries, time to get the SWT photos over the next four months or so.