Hitachi starts work on UK plant

Business Secretary Vince Cable (left) and Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin (centre) examine a model of Hitachi's Newton Aycliffe plant during the start of work ceremony.

UK: Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin and Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills Vince Cable visited Newton Aycliffe in County Durham on November 1 to mark the start of construction on the new rolling stock manufacturing plant being built for Hitachi Rail Europe. Lead contractor Shepherd ...

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