LNER reveals when new Azuma trains will enter service - but North East passengers will have to wait



A start date has been revealed for new high-speed trains to begin operating on the East Coast Main Line.
But passengers in the North East will have to wait for their first taste of the Azuma trains, which are being built by Hitachi Rail at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.
The new trains will enter service on May 15 - five months later than planned - but only on the stretch of line between London and Leeds.
The London North Eastern Railway (LNER) fleet is modelled on the Japanese bullet train, and will cut journey times by accelerating faster than existing rolling stock.
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15 March 2019 in Regional North East, Views: 29
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