Class 318 Refurbishment

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The ScotRail Class 318 EMU fleet were refurbished by Wabtec Kilmarnock at Kilmarnock between April 05 and December 07.

318255 at Glasgow Central Photo by legend


The refurbishment consisted of:
  • removal up of the inter-unit gangway connection (See above for original front of unit and below for the new look)
  • new cabside windows
  • full external repaint (unlined Carmine and Cream, with cream doors)
  • Passenger Information System (PIS)
  • new saloon lighting
  • new floor and wall covering
  • new vestibule draft screens
  • new door controls

Although the 318s are booked to be at Kilmarnock for around 5-7 weeks, some units took taking longer due to the amount of corrosion found on the body work. This probably being caused by sea water along the Ayrshire coast.


318259 stands at Glasgow Central sporting the new look front end. Photo by Dysgraphyk


Unit NumberArrived KilmarnockDeparted Kilmarnock
31825129/04/0516/08/05
31826416/07/0511/10/05
31825713/10/0528/11/05
31825901/12/0505/01/06
31825409/01/0617/02/06
31825821/02/0608/05/06
31826211/05/0607/07/06
31827011/07/0618/08/06
31826324/08/0609/10/06
31826510/10/0607/12/06
31826611/12/0627/02/07
31825322/02/0716/04/07
31825226/03/0704/05/07
31826023/04/0701/06/07
31825608/05/0718/06/07
31826905/06/0709/07/07
31825021/06/0706/08/07
31825525/07/0707/09/07.
31826808/08/0701/10/07
31826705/10/0712/11/07
31826114/11/0720/12/07



Additional Comments
318251 and 318264 were not PIS fitted and were retrofited at a later date.

15/02/07 - 318264 PIS fitted at Shields Depot.
28/02/07 - 318251 arrived Kilmarnock for retrofit. Released 20/03/07



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