RAIL 700: Alstom says Pendolinos could reach 140mph on East Coast.
Elsewhere this year: Then Transport Secretary Justine Greening confirms HS2 will be built. Railfest staged in York. Postal TGV visits St Pancras. Agility Trains wins Hitachi IEP deal. Class 68s announced. West Coast frachise debacle between First and Virgin.
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