Class 700s enter service on GN – number to increase


GOVIA Thameslink Railway has introduced new Class 700 EMUs on Great Northern line services from Peterborough to London King’s Cross.

Initially, there are two peak-hour diagrams, but as more sets are delivered the number of diagrams will increase, ahead of the May timetable change.

At this point, the Class 700s will work from the East Coast Main Line through Canal Tunnel Jct into St Pancras and then on to Gatwick Airport and beyond, with through services from Cambridge starting up.

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Here, 12-car Class 700 No. 700125 is about to work the 17.42 to Peterborough on November 9. ALISDAIR ANDERSON

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