Greater Anglia / Stansted Express


New Trains

The first new class 755 rural trains for Greater Anglia came in to service in the Summer of 2019.

The first new class 745 Intercity trains for Greater Anglia came in to service in January 2020.

More details can be found from Greater Anglia here.


Train Type

Class 720 - 5 / 10 carriage electric multiple unit

Routes operated TBC
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
TBC
First Class accessible toilet? TBC
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
TBC
Standard Class accessible toilet? TBC
Standard toilet? TBC
Boarding ramp available? TBC
Priority seating? TBC
Audible information? TBC
Visual information? TBC
Customer service staff available
onboard?
TBC

Train Type

Class 745 Intercity - 12 carriage electric multiple unit

Routes operated

Norwich to London Liverpool Street

Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
Yes - three dedicated spaces
Standard Class accessible toilet? Yes
Standard toilet? Yes - four on train
Boarding ramp available? Yes - trains include a new 'sliding step' helping bridge the gap between the train and platform. Ramps are also available.
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes

Train Type

Class 745/1 Stansted Express - 12 carriage electric multiple unit

Routes operated

Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street

Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
N/A - no 1st class accomodation
First Class accessible toilet? N/A
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
Yes - three dedicated spaces
Standard Class accessible toilet? Yes
Standard toilet? Yes - four on train
Boarding ramp available? Yes - trains include a new 'sliding step' helping bridge the gap between the train and platform. Ramps are also available.
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? No
Train Type

Class 755 - 3 / 4 carriage electro diesel multiple unit

Routes operated

All rural routes: Norwich - Sheringham / Cambridge / Stansted Airport / Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft; Ipswich - Cambridge / Peterborough; Sudbury - Marks Tey.

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? N/A - No 1st class carriage
First Class accessible toilet? N/A
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? Yes
Standard Class accessible toilet? Yes
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes - trains include a new 'sliding step' helping bridge the gap between the train and platform. Ramps are also available.
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes

Train Type

Class 90 locomotive with 8 Mk3 carriages -

(to be phased out and replaced by new trains)

Routes operated

Norwich to London Liverpool Street

Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
Yes
First Class accessible toilet? Yes
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
No
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? No - but ramps are available at accessible stations
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? No
Customer service staff available
onboard?
Yes

 

Train Type

Class 317 - 4 carriage electric multiple unit -

(to be phased out and replaced by new trains)

Routes operated

Cambridge to Stansted Airport

London Liverpool Street to Hertford East / Cambridge / Cambridge North

Stratford to Bishops Stortford / Hertford East

Stansted Express route

Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
1
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? No - but ramps are available at accessible stations
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? No

 

Train Type

Class 321 - 4 carriage electric multiple unit -

(to be phased out and replaced by new trains)

Routes operated

London Liverpool Street to Norwich / Ipswich / Colchester / Braintree / Harwich Town / Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze

London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria / Southminster

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? 2
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? No - but ramps are available at accessible stations
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? Only between Manningtree and Harwich Town & Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze

 

Train Type

Class 360 - 4 carriage electric multiple unit -

(to be phased out and replaced by new trains)

Routes operated

London Liverpool Street to Ipswich / Colchester / Braintree / Harwich Town / Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? 2
Standard Class accessible toilet? Yes
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? No - but ramps are available at accessible stations
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? Only between Manningtree and Harwich Town & Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze

 

Train Type

Class 379 - 4 carriage electric multiple unit -

(to be phased out and replaced by new trains)

Routes operated

Cambridge to Stansted Airport

London Liverpool Street to Cambridge / Cambridge North

Stansted Express route

Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
2
Standard Class accessible toilet? Yes
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available
onboard?
No
 
Helpful Information

The Greater Anglia 'Making rail accessible: Helping older and disabled passengers' document can be found here.

The Greater Anglia 'Making rail accessible: Guide to policies and practices' document can be found here.

Last updated:   06 February 2020