Desiro fleet upgraded for higher speed operation

London Midland Class 350/1 Desiro EMU (Photo: Tony Miles).

UK: The maximum speed of 30 Class 350/1 Desiro electric multiple-units operating on the West Coast Main Line has been raised from 160 km/h to 177 km/h (110 mile/h) under Project 110, which brought together operator London Midland, train manufacturer Siemens, rolling stock leasing company Angel Trains, infrastructure manager Network ...

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