Paralympian Richard Whitehead helped to launch the new faster East Midlands to London trains this morning.
Trains will run up to eight minutes faster following £70m of investment and upgrades to 160 miles of track.
The Paralympic gold-medallist believes the quicker train journeys will improve community links and bring more business to the East Midlands.
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Tuesday will start off rather cloudy with a little drizzle here and there. It will brighten up during the afternoon.
Warm and humid with rather cloudy skies and perhaps some rain or drizzle initially in the east.
As part of our Healthy Holidays series, Des has been working out with personal trainer and former GB hockey star Sally Walton.