Network Rail is today opening a £25 million road haulage distribution centre at Ryton in Warwickshire which has created 100 jobs.
The site near Coventry is on the former Peugeot plant which closed in 2006.
It replaces three smaller bases in Lichfield, Worcester and Ludgershall in Wiltshire which bosses say will save £5 million a year in rent.
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