When will the class 442 start to operate on the Portsmouth Direct line? These were due to be rolled out from December 2018, it is now nearly February - why the delay?
They say they have found more corrosion than was expected amongst other things.- entry into service will probably now be sometime around March.
Which matches the reports of problemsexperienced fitting power operated doors to HST coaches transferred from GWR to Scotrail. Over 30 years old and built of steel, it's hardly a surprise.