New Anglia fleets taking shape

Flirt on test as Aventra rolls off Derby production line

Flirt on test: bi-mode unit No 755404 on the Velím circuit.
All photos by Tony Miles

Greater Anglia has showcased examples of both its new train types. The first carriages of one of the Class 720 Aventra EMUs ordered from Bombardier for suburban routes were displayed at the Litchurch Lane factory in Derby on 13 September, while testing of the first bi-mode Stadler Flirt unit has begun at the Velím circuit in the Czech Republic.

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