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28.08.13

Greater Anglia launches cleaning programme for EMUs

A new cleaning programme for Greater Anglia is to restore exterior paintwork on the EMU fleet. All Class 315, 317, 321, 360 and 379 trains will be cleaned this year.

The operator is using a new cleaning product to strip away contamination like embedded brake dust. Work will take place at Ilford depot in London.

Greater Anglia’s head of train presentation, Peter Tyler, said: “Providing a clean, pleasant travelling environment for our customers is extremely important to us and is one of our key franchise commitments, demonstrating our determination to make a real difference for our customers.

“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.”

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Michael Chesney   30/08/2013 at 12:09

Very interested to read about this. We at Holford Group have been working with First Capital Connect to install into there depots Graffiti tray Systems that collect all the contaminated water which collects in the trays and is pumped away. We do upto 24 carriage sets and is a enviromental product. Would like this to be in as an article in your magazine . Youcan contact me on 07977 109332.

Tony Philippou   04/10/2013 at 13:50

Hi Michael, My company (Chela Ltd) provided Greater Anglia with the chemicals in relation to the article above. If you require any information, please do not hesitate to contact me 0777 137 2904 - tony.philippou@chela.co.uk Tony

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