Alexander makes move to replace HSTs
The process of procuring a new fleet of high-speed trains to replace the current HST units began earlier this month.
Transport secretary Douglas Alexander has announced that the Department for Transport has issued a notice to the market through the Official Journal of the European Union.
“This is the most significant rolling stock programme in the UK for over 30 years,” said Alexander. “My department has received widespread input from the rail industry and passenger groups...