Hitachi wins £1.2bn train carriage contract
A £1.2bn deal to build new UK trains has been won by Hitachi Rail Europe.
Date: 18 July 2013
Source: BBC News
The firm will build 270 carriages at a new factory in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, which will start production in 2016.
The carriages are part of the class 800 series and will go into operation on the East Coast Main Line from 2019. Continue reading »
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