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Hitachi unveils first UK built commuter train at Newton Aycliffe facility

Hitachi's new Scotrail class 385 Credit: Hitachi

Hitachi will unveil its first ever UK-built commuter train which was built at the firm's Newton Aycliffe site.

The manufacturing site built the trains for Scotrail, which will operate on the busy Edinburgh to Glasgow route.

Apprentices, manufacturers and senior representatives from Hitachi will be at the unveiling.

Hitachi now employ over 1000 people on train building operations.