Class 365

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Abellio ScotRail currently lease 10 class 365 units, introduced in June 2018 and currently leased to May 2019 as short term cover until sufficient numbers of newly built class 385 units are brought into service.

365523 at Falkirk High ยป Thursday 10 May 2018, the first day of driver training runs. The unit is working 11:04 Glasgow Queen Street to Linlithgow UPL. Photo by GregBee


Unit NumberDMOC BPTSOLTSOLDMOC ADepotLiveryDelivered (to ZH)Comments
36551365947722647226565906GWSI29/04/18Previously named Hornsey Depot
36551765951722727227365910GWSI06/05/18Previously named Supporting Red Balloon
36553765971723127231365930GWSI06/06/18Daniel Edwards (1974-2010) Cambridge Driver

GW: Shields Depot, Glasgow

SI: Scotrail 'Interim' - Great Northern base livery with Scotrail branding & darker blue doors.

The first unit to arrive in Scotland was 365523 which was brought by road on four lorrys from Ely to KBRS Springburn on Sunday 22nd April 2018.

The next 2 units (513 & 517) also arrived by road.

The 3rd unit, 365525 was hauled north via Carlisle by 57303, arriving at Springburn on 11th May 2018.

The class entered service with Scotrail on Saturday 23rd June 2018 with 365517+365537 the first to run in passenger service. The pair operated 1R42 22:30 Glasgow Queen Street - Edinburgh Waverley, returning with 1R49 23:30 Edinburgh Waverley - Glasgow Queen Street.

Since their introduction, the class has seen exclusive use on the Edinburgh & Glasgow Mainline, via Falkirk High - normally operating in pairs however on occasion, single sets have also been used.

From December 2018, Class 365 units will begin to operate services between Edinburgh/Glasgow and Stirling/Dunblane/Alloa in four car formation.

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