GWR West of England Class 802s enter traffic from July 16
Two pairs of five-car sets will be used, replacing High Speed Trains on the West of England route. These are the first booked service for GWR’s new Hitachi trains west of Taunton, which is currently served by Class 800/0 Intercity Express Trains (IETs).
There are currently two five-car Class 802/0s (802001/002) undergoing testing and commissioning in the UK, as well as nine-car 802101. GWR West of England Class 802s enter traffic from July 16