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Below are the top five most read stories from Global Rail News this week:
Sponsored by the Moscow Government, ‘The Heart of Russia’ train was unveiled at Baker Street station as part of a cooperation between the Tube and the Moscow Metro. The train is covered in a special livery showcasing Russian achievements in science and the arts.
Known as ‘Piggies’ to enthusiasts, South Western Railway has signed a contract to refurbish and return the trains to service after they were withdrawn by GTR last year.
Having attracted media attention surrounding its testing and initial orders in Europe, we took a closer look at the train which is leading the way for the next generation of cleaner rolling stock.
As developments with the potentially revolutionary transport mode pick up pace, Virgin Hyperloop One has released a handy tool finding out just how much time you could save using a hyperloop over a high-speed train, plane or car.
Abellio, East Japan Railway Company and Mitsui have announced that London Midland’s West Coast services are to be rebranded London Northwestern – a nod to the historic London and Northwestern Railway.