The Azuma services will be the first wave of new LNER
trains between the two cities.
"The trials on LNER
's routes will help to support our proposed reforms and create a system that better fits how people live and work today.
passengers using routes involved in this trial will be better able to mix and match tickets to suit their needs and preferences."
will run a severely restricted service from Scotland and the north of England to Peterborough.
Fans can get a local service from Peterborough to Ely but with just two carriages per service, LNER
inspectors were briefing fans that these trains would fill up quickly.
has purchased 65 Azuma trains, powered by an electric-diesel motor, from Japanese firm Hitachi.
The Azuma will be one of 65 new trains being introduced on the route to replace the existing fleet of 45 operated by London North Eastern Railway - better known by the initials LNER
- on the East Coast route over the coming 12 months.
The audio track, written and directed by poet Ben Norris, features accents and dialects from more than 20 towns and cities along the route and includes the voices of LNER
's staff, local schoolchildren and residents.
All types of locomotives, LMS, LNER
, GWR and so on.
"So I am instructing the new board, working with my officials, to bring forward proposals which enable employees to share directly in the success of LNER
both as a pure train operator and subsequently as the new partnership.
And London and North Eastern Railway (LNER
) already has its ownwebsite,enticing us with a swooshing red set of train lines and the words "arriving soon".
The headlining engines will be the 8572 LNER
B12 4-6-0 which appears in LNER
"apple green" livery - Appearing courtesy of the Midland and Great Northern Society and North Norfolk Railway and the 13065 LMS Crab 2-6-0 appearing in LMS Crimson Lake livery - appearing courtesy of East Lancashire Railway.