TITLE

More Class 374s arrive in UK

PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
Railways Illustrated;Dec2014, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that further Class 374 Siemens Velaro locomotive sets have arrived in Great Britain for an expansion of Eurostar services.
ACCESSION #
99491159

 

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