All Heathrow Express articles

  • Heathrow Connect Class 360 EMU
    Rail Business UK

    ROUK buys Heathrow Connect Class 360 EMUs

    2021-02-24T05:00:00Z

    UK: Rail Operations (UK) has purchased Heathrow Airport Ltd’s fleet of fleet of five Siemens Class 360/2 electric-multiple units, along with spare parts. The Class 360/2 EMUs were previously used to operate Heathrow Connect stopping services between Heathrow Airport and London Paddington station. The service ...

  • Heathrow Express Class 387 EMU (13)
    Rail Business UK

    Trains refurbished to provide a ‘dedicated airport experience’ on the Heathrow Express

    2020-02-27T10:44:00Z

    UK: Heathrow Express has released images of the Bombardier Transportation Class 387 electric multiple-units which are being refurbished as a dedicated pool for use on the London Paddington – Heathrow Airport shuttle service from this summer. The 12 four-car Electrostar EMUs previously ...

  • GWR Class 387 Electrostar
    Rail Business UK

    Supply chain to collaborate on ETCS deployment

    2020-02-12T06:00:00Z

    UK: An agreement for the original manufacturers of existing rolling stock to take a more active role in the retrofitting of ETCS has been reached by leasing company Porterbrook, Siemens Mobility and Bombardier Transportation. ‘This is an excellent example of collaboration and partnership across the supply ...

  • Porterbrook has awarded Bombardier Transportation a contract to modify 12 Class 387 Electrostar EMUs for use on the Heathrow Express services.
    Rail Business UK

    Heathrow Express EMU fleet contract awarded

    2019-01-22T11:39:24Z

    UK: Leasing company Porterbrook has awarded Bombardier Transportation an £11m contract to modify 12 Class 387 Electrostar electric multiple-units for use on the Heathrow Express shuttle service between London Paddington and the airport. Last year the airport owner outsourced the operation of the non-franchised premium service to GWR under a ...

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    Rail Business UK

    DfT indemnifies GWR against Heathrow Express risks

    2018-06-12T10:11:54Z

    UK: In a written statement to Parliament on June 11, Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling said the Department for Transport had agree to provide indemnities in relation to risks that airport owner Heathrow Airport Ltd, Heathrow Airport Operating Co and Great Western franchisee First Greater Western Ltd were ...

  • The Heathrow Express premium airport service between London Paddington and Heathrow Aiport is to contiune running until at least 2028 under a new agreement announced on March 28.
    News

    GWR to manage Heathrow Express service

    2018-03-28T09:58:56Z

    UK: The Heathrow Express premium airport service between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport is to continue running until at least 2028 under a new agreement announced on March 28. The non-franchised service is currently operated in-house by Heathrow Airport Ltd, which will continue to own the service and be responsible ...

  • The screens are intended to help passengers decide whether to use a taxi or Heathrow Express services.
    News

    Heathrow ‘smart screens’ compare rail and taxi travel options

    2015-04-20T14:52:00Z

    UK: Screens have been installed in the baggage reclaim area at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 showing passengers live price and journey time comparisons between taxis and the Heathrow Express train service to London Paddington station. ‘The aim of the journey comparison generator is to enable Heathrow passengers to get ...