On 7 September 2023 Avanti West Coast has completed the upgrade of the 35th, and the last of 11-car Pendolino EMUs.
The WL fleet will be modernized with 44 new X trains.
Since April 2021, Arriva Nederland operates the WINK units. Although they are technically capable of battery operation, for reasons that are hard to understand, the use of this capability is not in sight...
The high speed trains due to start running on the HS2 rail network within 10 years have been marked out as the most environmentally-friendly in the world.