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Merseyrail launches battery-powered trains

17 October 2023
Liverpool City Region mayor Steve Rotheram with one of the Battery powered class 777 trains
Liverpool City Region mayor Steve Rotheram with one of the Battery powered class 777 trains
 

UK’s first battery powered passenger trains are now operating on Merseyside from the new £80m Headbolt Lane station in Kirkby.

The new station and trains have enabled the first expansion of the Merseyrail network in 29 years.

The technology is initially being fitted on seven of the region’s trains. It removes the need for rolling stock to use lines with a live third rail, which could enable the Merseyrail network to run to ‘previously inaccessible’ places,...

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