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New Maidenhead high-speed train factory

Business Secretary Vince Cable and the Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin were at the site of a new £82 million factory today - where a new generation of high speed trains for the Thames Valley will be built.

£6billion train contract given to Maidenhead's Hitachi

Business Secretary Vince Cable and Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin - were at the site of a new £82 million factory today - where a new generation of high speed trains for the Thames Valley will be built.

'Inter City Express' is part of a £6billion contract awarded to Maidenhead based Hitachi.

Mr McLoughlin says it means the current 40-year-old First Great Western trains will be replaced:

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