New trains coming to the Isle of Wight [On the Wight]

Date: 17/09/2019

Today (Monday) theres good news for the users of Island Line. New trains are coming to the Island.
As anyone who has ridden the Isle of Wights train service knows, the trains that run between Shanklin and Ryde pier head are old. Really old.
The trains and carriages first came into service in 1938 on London Undergrounds Tube. Theyre so old in fact that theyre older than some of the wagons that run on the heritage Isle of Wight Steam Railway.
Five new trains
Today its been announced that the company Vivarail has been selected to build five new trains to run on the Isle of Wight.

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On the Wight

The 81-year-old trains that run on Island Line are to be swapped out for new ones. OnTheWight has all the details on this important news.