Operational problems could delay roll-out of new Merseyrail train fleet

CGI of proposed new Merseyrail trains
Merseyrail's new £460m fleet of trains could face delays in their introduction, or costly signalling upgrades on the system to meet their scheduled roll-out. There are also fears that some of the current fleet, which is more than 40 years old, may have to be retained to overcome the operational issues. The new fleet will comprise four carriages during off-peak periods, and eight cars for peak-time services. That compares with three car, and six car services, respectively, for the current fleet. However, the new eight car ... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...