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Alstom and Eversholt Rail Unveil New Hydrogen Train Design

Alstom and Eversholt Rail have unveiled the design of new hydrogen train for the UK market. The train, codenamed ‘Breeze’, will be a conversion of existing Class 321 trains, reengineering some of the UK’s most reliable rolling stock, to create a clean train for the modern age. These trains could run across the UK as early as 2022, emitting only water and no harmful emissions at all.

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Class 321 Renatus

In keeping with Eversholt Rail’s ongoing commitment to deliver contemporary and high performing fleets to its customers, the new-look Class 321 "Renatus” fleet, which is being delivered by Wabtec Rail, will provide a step change in passenger environment, maintainability and cost effectiveness. 

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Eversholt Rail awards Wabtec £60m Contract

Since July 2014 Eversholt Rail and Wabtec have been working in partnership to bring a high quality refurbished passenger train fleet to market. The Class 321 Renatus will deliver exceptional customer service, maintainability and cost effectiveness and create the look and feel of a new train environment for passengers.

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Sale of Eversholt Rail Group to CKI

CK Investments S.A R.L., a company jointly owned by Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited and Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited, (together, "CKI”) has completed its acquisition of Eversholt Rail Group ("Eversholt Rail”), one of the three leading rail rolling stock companies in the UK, following clearance from the European Commission under the EU Merger Regulation. The transaction was announced on 20 January 2015.

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Agreement to sell Eversholt Rail Group to CK Investments S.A R.L

Eversholt Investment Group S.C.S., a consortium comprising 3i Infrastructure plc, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and STAR Capital Partners announces it has agreed to sell 100% of Eversholt Rail Group (Eversholt Rail) to CK Investments S.A R.L., a company jointly owned by Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited and Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited, (together, "CKI”).

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Eversholt Rail appoints Chief Financial Officer

Eversholt Rail is pleased to announce the appointment of David Stickland as Chief Financial Officer. David will join the business on 10th November. As Chief Financial Officer David will have responsibility for all aspects of Commercial and Corporate Finance, Tax, Risk and Information Technology.

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Eversholt Rail 200 Mile Cycle Challenge

On Friday 25th April, 14 brave Eversholt Rail employees and a support crew started a 200 mile charity cycle challenge from Wabtec Rail in Doncaster, who sent them off in style and also made a very generous donation to the causes. The cycle ride was to take them through at least 7 counties in 2 ½ days.

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Class 321 Demonstrator Coming Soon on the Greater Anglia Route

Eversholt Rail, in partnership with Greater Anglia, will be running a fully refurbished Class 321 Demonstrator unit on part of the Greater Anglia mainline route in 2013. The Demonstrator will showcase how high–specification refurbishment to the existing fleet of Class 321 EMUs can compare favourably with the passenger experience and performance of new trains, at a fraction of the cost. It will operate in normal service for a year.

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