Customer: Porterbrook (ROSCO) / Arriva Trains Wales (TOC)

Building on the success of our Class 158 refurbishment contract, Arriva TrainCare were successful in being awarded a contract by Porterbrook that involved the full external repaint and C6 Heavy Maintenance Exam of 72 x Class 150/2 vehicles, operated by Arriva Trains Wales. The scope of work was additionally developed to include for corrosion repairs, vehicle enhancements and modifications along with a refresh of the vehicle interior to give a brighter and fresher experience to the travelling passengers.


  • Full Exterior Repaint to new corporate livery.
  • Interior refresh of the Passenger Saloon Area – including:
    • Full Interior Repaint.
    • Powder coating of Grabhandles and Handrails.
    • Full overhaul of Chapman seating, including new moquette, replacement of seat foams as required, and refinishing of seat shells.
    • New linoleum saloon and cab floor covering and flooring substrate renewed throughout.
    • New saloon tables.
  • Vehicle Modifications and Enhancements – including:
    • New engine start/stop control boxes.
    • New “dual-fuel” cab heaters.
    • New bodyside door leaves.
  • Corrosion repairs to maintain structural integrity throughout for the remain projected lifespan of the vehicles.
  • C6 Heavy Maintenance Exam, including doorgear overhaul.