Hitachi train launches on Leeds to London route
London North Eastern Railway are launching its new Hitachi trains on the route between London and Leeds today (15 May).
LNER promised that the new trains would be more reliable, faster and have more seats for passengers on the East Coast line. It is aiming to have the fleet at 65 trains by 2020, with the first launchign today.
When in operation, the Azuma (meaning 'East' in Japanese) trains will deliver another 6,000 seats on the route every day.
The trains have been through testing with Network Rail, Hitachi Rail and the D... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...