FIRST GROUP’S aspiration to run open access services on the East Coast Main Line from Edinburgh to London took a big step forward when an order for five Hitachi AT300 trains was confirmed. The services will begin in autumn 2021. The Class 802 electric-only trains will be worth £100million and are being financed by Beacon…
A FULL repaint into the revised Virgin Trains livery for Class 221 ‘Super Voyager’ No. 221101 has been completed by owner Beacon Rail at Ilford Works. Emerging in a livery emulates that being applied to the ‘Pendolino’, but a Virgin spokesman told The RM, that for the moment, it’s a one-off. The unit is due to…
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