Hitachi opens Newton Aycliffe rolling stock plant

Guests at the opening of Hitachi's Netwon Aycliffe plant watched the unveiling of the first fitted-out IEP car.

UK: Prime Minister David Cameron was amongst the guests at celebrations marking the opening of Hitachi Rail’s £82m rolling stock plant at Newton Aycliffe in County Durham on September 3. Other VIPs included Chancellor George Osborne, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin and Rail Minister Claire Perry.

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