Wessex Trains

Wessex Trains was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by National Express that operated the Wessex Trains franchise from October 2001 until March 2006.

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British Rail Class 153 - Operations - Post Privatisation - South West England
... This section does not cite any references or sources First Great Western took over the Wessex Trains fleet upon the merger of the two franchises ... Wessex Trains had, in turn, inherited its fleet of 13 units from its predecessor, Wales and West ... In mid-2004, Wessex Trains received a further two units from Central Trains (unit nos ...
Wessex Trains - Demise
... announced that the Great Western, Thames Trains and Wessex Trains franchises would be combined to form the Greater Western Franchise ... This was part of a Strategic Rail Authority strategy to reduce the number of train operating companies providing services from London terminal stations ... Originally it was planned for Wessex Trains to take over the diesel services from Exeter St Davids to London Waterloo on the West of England Main Line operated by South West Trains ...
British Rail Class 143 - Operations - South-West England
... Wessex Trains used their fleet primarily on commuter services around Bristol, although towards the end of the franchises they were increasingly on longer distance Cardiff to Taunton services ... First Great Western inherited the seven Wessex Trains units when the franchises were merged in April 2006 ... An eighth set used by Wessex Trains (143613) caught fire near Nailsea and Backwell in October 2004 and was scrapped ...
Alphaline - Post-Privatisation - Wessex Trains
... in an attempt to distinguish itself from Wales and Borders Trains ... By late 2003, Wessex Trains was the only company continuing to use the Alphaline brand ...

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