Class 801 – Virgin Trains East Coast

The British Rail Class 802 is a type of bi-mode multiple unit train being built by Hitachi Rail Europe for Great Western Railway (GWR), TransPennine Express and Hull Trains, based on the Hitachi A-train design.

The type will be used initially on the Great Western Main Line, running from London to Plymouth and Penzance along with the HSTs, as well as additional services to Oxford and along the Cotswold Line.[5] They are due to enter traffic from July 2018.