First Hitachi IEP trainset sets off for the UK

The first pre-series Class 800 trainset ordered under the Intercity Express Programme left Hitachi’s Kasado plant on January 7.

UK: The first pre-series Class 800 trainset ordered under the Intercity Express Programme left Hitachi’s Kasado plant in Japan on January 7 for delivery to the UK. It is scheduled to be shipped from the port of Kobe on January 22 and arrive in the UK in March.

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