Train operator Thameslink unveiled the spacious new Siemens Class 700 Thameslink train at Blackfriars station on May 24.
Fifty per cent longer than almost every train in the Thameslink fleet, the train on show to media and stakeholders can carry up to 1,750 people seated and standing. It will be running on many routes to London from Sussex, Surrey, Kent, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.
The design is essential to meet the huge growth in passenger numbers that has soared 40% in the past decade.
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