Farewell to the High Speed Trains – the best trains ever built

May 16, 2021

BRITAIN'S celebrated High Speed Trains bowed out this week on the last stretch of railway on which they could show their paces – the Midland Main Line from St Pancras to Sheffield. Sleek, elegant and still modern-looking,  despite being 45 years old, they have been described as the workhorses of the railway – though racehorses would be a better description, since one holds the world speed record for a diesel train – 148mph, set in 1987. Many folk were at the ...more

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