Train production

The manufacturing of five 100% electric East Coast Trains earlier this month, signalled the start of a new phase of train building at Hitachi Rail’s Newton Aycliffe factory.

Delivery of train shells for Hitachi Rail EU at Newton Aycliffe plant, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

Construction of the new intercity trains for the open access operator (East Coast Trains Ltd) incorporates a more extensive manufacturing programme than previous fleets. The increased scope will see the workforce create a new state-of-art fleet from empty aluminium shells.
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