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Dawlish News

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
17 Aug 2018 11:57

The first of the new Intercity Express Trains specifically built for Devon and Cornwall services is expected into service in the near future and a select group is being givemn a sneak preview on Friday morning.

The Intercity Express Train harnesses Hitachi’s pioneering bullet train technology, designed to withstand the region's variable weather conditions - including routes along the Dawlish coast.

Read more...https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/new-train-carries-passengers-across-1908254

burneside
burneside
17 Aug 2018 13:03

I wonder if these trains will be as popular as the HST, and still be a workhorse of the railways in 40 years time?  Someone I know who uses them on the Bristol route is far from impressed with these new trains.  I guess we'll soon find out.

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