InterCity 225

High speed train in UK

The InterCity 225 is an electric train operating in the United Kingdom. Its top speed is 225km/h, hence its name. From 2017, some will be replaced by the British Rail Class 800.[1]

A Virgin Trains InterCity 225 at York.


  1. Government gives green light for more state-of-the-art intercity trains, Department for Transport, 18 July 2013