Alstom and Virgin Trains Launch Co-branded ‘Alstom Pendolino’, a Train With a Mission
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The train, renamed “Alstom Pendolino” by Virgin Trains CEO
Alstom has chosen the newly branded train for a special mission in a further illustration of cross-industry partnership aimed at bringing benefits to passengers. “Alstom Pendolino” will be used to improve system reliability thanks to an initiative between Alstom, Virgin Trains and Network Rail. The train is fitted with pantograph and track monitoring equipment which will provide valuable data to support preventative maintenance of the track and overhead line. In addition the set will be used to trial potential train modifications that can be used to improve fleet reliability.
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Alstom carries out a full service regime on the Pendolino fleet from five Traincare Centres in London Wolverhampton,
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