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Hitachi units now out on driver training

Testing of class 395 units in multiple commenced in July. Extensive testing over South Eastern DC routes, including into Victoria (East), also into St. Pancras International on HS1, began on 4th August. Driver training in daylight also commenced during August.

The first two units out on driver training approaching Faversham on 31st August 2008 395001 and 395002 are seen approaching Faversham on 31st August on the 5Z93 driver training run

Photograph by Alan Crotty