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Japan's Azuma high-speed train begins service in UK

Hitachi-made train can run on diesel fuel on nonelectrified lines

The Azuma high-speed train will begin regular service on Wednesday. (Photo by Minoru Satake)

LONDON -- The first of the new Japanese-made Azuma high-speed trains will begin regular operations in the U.K. on Wednesday, marking a milestone that one person sees as Japan giving back to the British Isles.

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