Elizabeth line trains

Interior of Elizabeth line trains running on TfL Rail


  • 200 metres long, with nine walk-through carriages
  • Space for 1500 passengers
  • Air conditioning
  • Information screens
  • Dedicated wheelchair spaces in the fifth carriage
  • Separate spaces for buggies and luggage through the train
  • Energy-saving intelligent lighting and temperature controls
  • Free Wi-Fi on platforms (Wi-Fi access within the tunnels will be introduced in the future)
  • Top speed of 90mph possible on outer sections of the railway

Three sets of double doors along each carriage make it quicker and easier for customers to get on and off the train.

Building the new trains

The new trains were built at Bombardier Transportation's UK site in Derby. (The company is now owned by Alstom.)