First ‘Pendolino’ to Blackpool is named


VIRGIN Trains took the opportunity of naming the first scheduled ‘Pendolino’ to arrive at Blackpool North on May 21.Set No. 390013 was named Blackpool Belle by Virgin Trains driver Martin Gurr (right), who is also general manager of Heritage Operations at Blackpool Transport, and is seen with Michael Stewart, general manager of Virgin Trains Anglo-Scottish routes.The set is seen getting a fanfare departure to London Euston with the 10.53 service. Both: PETER FITTON

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