Millions spent on new trains

The fight to beat overcrowding in the Thames Valley will see the Government order a new fleet of Japenese style bullet trains.

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Biggest ever order for new trains

Four and a half billion pounds will be spent on 600 carriages for the routes from Paddington to Reading, Newbury, Swindon, Oxford and Banbury.

It should lead to major improvements in the Thames Valley.

But a row has broken out about the contract being awarded to a Japenese company.

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