The first new Gatwick Express 4-car Class 387/2 EMU will enter service between London's Victoria station and Gatwick Airport on Monday 29th February 2016, marking the introduction of 27 new Electrostars which will replace the 30-year-old fleet of Class 442's that originally run in the south west of the country between London's Waterloo station and Weymouth.
Based on the Class 387/1 trains ordered for use on services between Bedford and Brighton, the carriages have been designed to better serve passengers going to and from the airport.
As a result the 108 carriages will feature more first-class seats, power sockets throughout, on-train wi-fi, over-seat lighting and 2x2 seating with more leg room.
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