East Coast Main Line IEP train order confirmed

A £1·2bn firm order for 30 nine-car electric Super Express Trains to replace the current Intercity 225 fleet on East Coast Main Line services was confirmed on July 18.

UK: A £1·2bn firm order for the Agility Trains consortium to design, build, finance and maintain 30 nine-car electric Hitachi Super Express Trains to replace the current Intercity 225 fleet on East Coast Main Line services from 2019 was confirmed by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin on July 18.

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