New electrified trains
South Australia’s public transport system is undergoing a major overhaul to transform it into a state-of-the-art, modern and environmentally friendly system providing faster, more frequent and efficient services for commuters.
The first rail car of Adelaide's first permanently coupled three-car electric train was delivered on 19 July 2013 from Bombardier Transportation Australia in Dandenong Victoria.
Electric trains commenced passenger services from Adelaide to Seaford on 23 February 2014, supplemented by the existing diesel fleet. Electric trains began regular operation on the Tonsley line on a regular basis the following year.
A total of 22 permanently-coupled three car sets are currently in use on the network.