The Department of Transport has released images of the new 800 series trains.
The new intercities will appear on the Great Western Line in Worcester from 2017 and on the East Coast Main Line which goes through Peterborough from 2018.
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West Midlands weather: A chance of some patchy rain during the night, with mist and fog in places.
East Midlands weather: Any showers will die away during the evening to leave a night with some mist and fog patches.
As the annual Shrewsbury Folk Festival gets under way, thousands of people are expected to come and soak up the atmosphere.