Search

Greater Anglia trains running through Redbridge set to sparkle thanks to new cleaning programme

PUBLISHED: 12:57 05 September 2013 | UPDATED: 12:57 05 September 2013

Prepare to be dazzled by cleaner trains in Redbridge thanks to a new programme which is hoping to create a more pleasant experience for passengers.

Greater Anglia’s fleet of electric trains which run through Ilford, Seven Kings and Goodmayes are set to sparkle thanks to the introduction of a new cleaning product which is restoring the paintwork to an ‘as new’ finish.

Customers should notice a real transformation as employees at the company’s depot in Ley Street, Ilford, are set to carry out the programme on all 257 train exteriors this year.

The new product, called Eurowash, is applied by hand and strips away any build-up of brake dust which affects the paintwork.

Head of train presentation, Peter Tyler, said: “Our exterior cleaning programme is making a noticeable difference to the external appearance of our EMU fleet, creating an excellent first impression as passengers board these trains.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ilford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Ilford Recorder