Class 350 - London Midland - West Coast Main Line (WCML)


The fleet of 30x4 car dual-voltage Desiro UK electric multiple units is owned by Angel Trains and entered into traffic in summer 2005.

27 of the 30 trains are needed in traffic each day and are maintained at Siemens train care facility at Kings Heath, Northampton which includes a wheel lathe and bogie drop. A satellite facility is also based at Crewe.

London Midland recently took over the West Midlands franchise from Central and Silverlink.

The fleet has been boosted by the recent £164 million train order from Porterbrook an additional 37x4 car Class 350s.