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Birmingham to London in 30 minutes?

Current Pendolino trains are restricted to 125mph from Birmingham International train station, where I sometimes travel to London from. It means that the journey is about 1 hour 20 minutes. Railtrack was supposed to make the line capable of 140mph but due to constant Government and cost fuck ups it ended up being a 125mph limit. Anyhow, in Japan they’ve… Read more →