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Class 458 triumphs at Spanners


SWT’s Class 458 was named as the most reliable train in Britain at the Golden Spanners Awards

South West Trains won the coveted title of operator of the most reliable train in the UK. And it wasn’t one of the new train fleets that triumphed, but a 15-year old design: the Class 458.

But the Spanners were spread around liberally this year, with depots up and down the country securing trophies for the performance of their fleets. The full list of winners is attached and Roger Ford will be doing his usual write-up in the January issue of the magazine.

Download: golden spanners winners

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