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Alstom unveils new high-speed train


Alstom announced a new model of “very high speed” train at EXPO Ferroviaria, which is being held this week in Turin, Italy.

The high-capacity, single-deck train is designed to reach a maximum speed of 248 mph, Alstom officials said in a prepared statement.

The company aims to sell the train worldwide and has submitted a bid to supply 50 of them to Italy’s Trenitalia.

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