Class 334

The Class 334 fleet is leased to Abellio ScotRail.

It provides the services on the Airdrie – Bathgate line between Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as elsewhere around Glasgow.

These modern electric units are approaching the end of a major enhancement programme that has seen them fitted with:


  • New digital DOO CCTV system
  • Voith couplers, HVAC
  • Train Tracer remote condition monitoring
  • Driver advisory system
  • At-seat power sockets
  • WiFi

The fleet is currently configured as 40 x 3 car units.


Features and Facts

manufacturer-01 Manufacturer: Alstom
Entry into Service Entry into service: 2001
Current fleet size-01 Fleet size: 120 vehicles
Unit Formation Unit formation: DMS-PTS-DMS
unit seating capacity Unit seating capacity: Standard class: 178, Tip Up: 5
dimensions Dimensions of unit: DMS: 21.01m, PTOS: 19.94m
traction type Traction type: electric 25kV overhead
Maximum speed-01 Maximum speed: 90mph
maximum acceleration Maximum acceleration: 0.62 ms-2
regen breaking Regenerative braking
Accessible Accessible: TSI PRM compliant
CET toilets CET toilets
wifi WiFi
cctv CCTV
at seat power sockets At-seat power sockets
liuggage capacity Overhead luggage storage
Bicycle storage Bicycle storage