Electric milestone for ScotRail Alliance Electric milestone for ScotRail Alliance

A new electric train has run under power on part of the Edinburgh to Glasgow EGIP route for the first time. The pioneering journey was made by a Class 385 unit which has yet to be fitted out internally. The run was only between Edinburgh and Linlithgow, but it has been hailed as a ‘hugely important step’ which will now usher in a period of full scale tests on the route after final safety checks have been made.

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