On its way from Italy to the United Kingdom. This is 5-car no. 802 301 for Angel Trains, which will lease it to Hull Trains. Hitachi Rail is building five such trainsets, with the bodies coming from Japan, and final assembly taking place in Italy. The final design of 802 301-305 can be seen here.
Hull Trains has decided to use the name ‘Paragon’ for its new fleet of bi-mode trains (diesel + electric). They will replace the Class 180 DMU’s on the route London-King’s Cross to Hull and Beverley.
We thank Simon Buchmann for sharing his pictures with us.