Super Express train arrives in Southampton
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New high-speed train arrives in Southampton

The first new high-speed train has arrived in Southampton, as part of the £7.5bn modernisation of the railway.

Produced by Hitachi for the Intercity Express Programme, the trains will be used on Great Western and East Coast lines.

They are capable of running at up to 140mph (225kmph).

Transport correspondent Richard Westcott reports.

  • 12 Mar 2015
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