18 July 2013.
Following the order for Hitachi IEP inter-city trains for the Great Western main line, the new factory at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, has been awarded a follow on contract for 270 vehicles for the East Coast route between London and Edinburgh.
11 July 2013.
Following the publication of a report into last year's InterCity West Coast franchise competition debacle by Eurostar Chairman Richard Brown, the Government has provided a detailed reply that aims to clarify the DfT's franchising policy.
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