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Agility Trains

Agility Trains Ltd.
Type Private
Founded 2008 (2008)
Headquarters London, England, UK
Parent Hitachi (70%)
John Laing (30%)[1]
Website www.agilitytrains.com

Agility Trains is consortium of Hitachi, and John Laing, which has been awarded a contract to design, manufacture, and maintain a fleet of long-distance trains to replace Britain's InterCity 125 fleet as part of the Department for Transport's Intercity Express Programme.[2][3]

The Hitachi Super Express is designed to provide more seats and reduced journey times whilst being more environmentally friendly.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Agility Trains announced as preferred bidder for Intercity Express Programme (IEP)". Agility Trains. 12 February 2009. Archived from the original on 19 February 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "'"New train fleet 'to boost jobs.  
  3. ^ a b  

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