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£4.5bn order for new intercity trains

03 August 2012
 

The DfT has announced details of a £4.5bn contract to acquire 92 new ‘intercity’ trains made up of 596 carriages (some five-car, some nine-car). Agility Trains, a consortium of Japanese train maker Hitachi and UK engineering firm John Laing, will assemble the trains at a new factory in County Durham.

730 new jobs will be created assembling the trains, with an additional 200 jobs involved in constructing the factory, the Department says. The first of the new trains are due to...

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