New intercity trains

More than a billion pounds is being spent on new trains for the East Coast Mainline.

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Pictures: New intercity trains to cut journey times

What the new intercity train will look like Credit: Department for Transport

Pictures have been released of new intercity trains designed to cut journey times. They will be used on services between Leeds, London and Edinburgh. £1.2 billion is being spent on the project, which will be operational on the East Coast Mainline from 2019.

Inside the new train Credit: Department for Transport

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