Bombardier Aventra

[UK] Inside the Bombardier Aventra for Greater Anglia; Mock-up presented

Time for the next step. Last Monday Bombardier and Abellio presented a 1:1 scale mock-up of the interior of their new Aventra EMUs for the East Anglia franchise. A video: […]

[UK] Four extra trains for Elizabeth line; First sets in service

Since 22.06.2017, the first 345 series trains for the Elizabeth Line are being used in revenue earning services between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. They will be used in a few […]

[UK] FirstGroup and MTR acquire Aventra EMUs for South Western rail franchise

Bombardier has signed a contract with FirstGroup and MTR to supply and maintain 750 Aventra cars, for operation on the South Western franchise in the United Kingdom. This is the […]

[GB] Smiling faces in Derby: Bombardier to deliver Aventra’s for the East Anglia Franchise

Since 2012 Abellio UK, subsidiary of the Dutch railways, runs the Greater Anglia franchise. On August 10 the UK government announced that Abellio was again selected as preferred bidder for the new franchise, […]

[GB] Bombardier’s Aventra for the Elizabeth line (a.k.a. Crossrail project)

It is Europe’s bigger infrastructural rail project at this moment: the Crossrail project in, under and around London. Under construction since 2009, it is scheduled to open in December 2018. […]

[GB] The Aventra for London Overground (TfL)

Bombardier has released an artist impression of its Aventra train that is currently being developed for its customer London Overground (Transport for London). Bombardier will supply 45 4-car articulated trains. […]

[GB] Under development: the new Bombardier Aventra

Bombardier is developing a new platform for electric trains for the UK market: the Aventra. Compared to Bombardier’s previous product, the Electrostar, the Aventra is up to 20% lighter and […]