All Merseyrail articles – Page 2

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    Merseyrail EMU fleet to be replaced


    UK: Liverpool regional transport authority Merseytravel is to procure a new fleet of electric multiple-units to replace the 59 three-car Class 507 and 508 EMUs used on Merseyrail services which are now approaching 40 years old. The higher availability and improved reliability of modern EMUs is expected to enabling a ...

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    Procurement of new Merseyrail trains begins


    UK: Transport authority Merseytravel announced on May 14 that it had begun procurement of a new fleet of suburban electric multiple-units for the 750 V DC third rail Merseyrail network centred on Liverpool. Recruitment consultants have been asked to identify candidates for the post of Project Director. 'Getting the right ...