This amazing video shows what an LNER train driver sees on the journey from Edinburgh to London

The virtual in-cab view speeds up the 400-mile journey to 6 minutes.

Armchair passengers can experience a journey on the east coast main line from Edinburgh Waverley to London King’s Cross in a driver’s eye video.

It whisks viewers along the east coast main line between the capital cities in just over 6 minutes – compared to the current 4 hours 40 minutes.

The video is the latest of a series filmed on the route to be published by UK Government-run train operator LNER.

LNER's Azuma trains were launched on its Edinburgh-London route last August. Picture: Lisa Ferguson.

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A spokesperson said: “The films offer viewers the chance to enjoy some of the country’s stunning scenery from the comfort of their own home, as we reinforce our ‘stay at home’ message.

“As we continue to provide services for key workers and for those whom journeys are essential, we wanted to bring the beauty of the east coast route to people staying at home.

“We often hear from people travelling with LNER that the Edinburgh to Berwick section is their favourite section of our route.

“It’s a gorgeous part of the world and we’re delighted to share these stunning views far and wide.”

Other routes featured on LNER’s YouTube channel include King’s Cross to Leeds and Leeds to Harrogate.

The Edinburgh to Newcastle section is also featured, taking a relatively leisurely 8 minutes.

The operator said it would add further journeys over the coming weeks, which are expected to feature some its other Scottish routes – to Aberdeen, Inverness and Glasgow, in which its trains continue north and west from Edinburgh.

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