TARTAN TRAINS ON TRACK

PHILIP SHERRATT visits Hitachi Rail’s Newton Aycliffe factory to observe ScotRail’s new Class 385 EMUs in production

Lines in the Scottish central belt are going electric. Wires are being installed on several key routes as part of the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP). First up is Scotland’s main inter-city route, the link between Edinburgh and Glasgow via Falkirk.

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