Abellio UK has this week finalised a near £1.5 billion deal with Stadler and Rock Rail for 1,043 carriages to be introduced in 2019 and 2020
The order, which is the largest privately-procured order for trains in the UK will produce new trains for the East Anglia rail franchise due to commence in October 2016.
Abellio UK has finalised contracts with Stadler and Rock Rail to procure new trains for the recently awarded East Anglia rail franchise. The agreement completes the largest privately-procured order for trains in the UK. Abellio has confirmed contracts, worth almost £1.5 billion, to procure and finance the replacement of all the existing trains which it will operate as part of the new East Anglia rail franchise due to commence on Sunday 16th October 2016. Abellio to introduce 1,043 carriages between spring 2019 and autumn 2020