Wimbledon Traincare depot

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Wimbledon TMD
Location
Location Wimbledon, England
Coordinates 51°26′02″N 0°11′39″W / 51.4339°N 0.1943°W / 51.4339; -0.1943Coordinates: 51°26′02″N 0°11′39″W / 51.4339°N 0.1943°W / 51.4339; -0.1943
OS grid TQ255721
Characteristics
Depot code(s) WD (1976-)[1]
Type EMU
History
BR region Southern Region
Former depot code(s)

The Wimbledon Traincare depot is a traction maintenance depot, servicing primarily South West Trains, located between Wimbledon and Earlsfield stations, on the South Western Main Line from Woking to London Waterloo and is situated next to the Wimbledon Train Viaduct.

History[edit]

In 1987, the allocation of the depot included Classes 414, 423 and 455 EMUs.[2]

The facility achieved ISO 14001 accreditation in recognition of its environmental management policies.[3] On 19 September 2006, Wimbledon Traincare depot was selected as the winner of the Back Office Customer Service Team of the Year.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The all-time guide to UK Shed and Depot Codes" (PDF). TheRailwayCentre.com. 5 May 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Marsden 1987, pp. 116-117
  3. ^ Stagecoach Group. "Environment: Our Performance". Retrieved 29 December 2006. 
  4. ^ "National Customer Service Awards: Back Office Customer Service Team of the Year". Retrieved 29 December 2006. 

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