Class 230 Future-proofed
The new test train will simulate an EMU with on-board energy storage using lithium batteries and is designed to operate where continuous electrification is undesirable or expensive. These battery powered trains are capable of running all day with Automatic Charging Points installed at each end of the line.
Vivarail is supported in this development by a team of enthusiastic, knowledgeable and trusted suppliers all of whom are specialists in their fields.
Our Key Suppliers:
“It’s an honour to contribute to Vivarail’s passionate commitment to create affordable capacity and comfort on Britain’s regional rail routes. We particularly enjoy the innovative collaboration between our two companies, working together to create a high level of railway technology for sustainable trains with low operational costs and a long lifetime.”