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London Overground has deployed Class 710 multiple-units on routes into London Liverpool Street on March 3.
The four-car Aventra trains being built by Bombardier Transportation in Derby will replace the oldest rolling stock operating on routes from Cheshunt, Chingford and Enfield Town into London Liverpool Street, and is expected to increase passenger capacity by 10%.
Class 710 MUs have been operating on the Gospel Oak–Barking Line since August 2019. TfL says the whole fleet should be operational by the end of June.
‘Passengers will benefit from walk-through carriages, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, real-time information screens and USB charging points,’ said TfL’s General Manager for London Overground Rory O’Neill.
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