UK Eurostar Depot Opens

UK Eurostar Depot Opens
October 2, 2007 1:37 pm

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger train operator, has opened its new £400m train maintenance depot in East London in preparation for the launch of services between the UK and Europe in November.

The new Temple Mills depot replaces Eurostar’s current UK depot, North Pole International in West London.
The depot is connected to the new dedicated 186mph High Speed 1 line, expected to slash journey times between London and Paris / Brussels by 20 mins.

The depot is equipped with a bi-directional carriage washer and automatic wheel-condition monitoring equipment to replace existing manual techniques.

Eurostar Engineering Centre Temple Mills was officially opened today by Tom Harris MP, the UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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