Virgin East Coast plans £21m refurbishment for trains [BBC News]





Date: 24/11/2015

Virgin Trains is to spend £21m refurbishing its fleet of 45 trains which run on the east coast mainline between London and Edinburgh. The company said all 401 carriages used on the route would be overhauled with more than 20,000 seats replaced and new carpets and curtains fitted. The work will be carried out at depots in London and Edinburgh. An additional £16m is also being spent on fitting 35 new engines to Virgin's diesel High Speed Train fleet. [From Mark Bartlett]


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Virgin Trains is to spend £21m refurbishing its fleet of 45 trains which run on the east coast mainline between London and Edinburgh.

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