The Government have confirmed that a multi-billion pound contact to build new high speed trains will go ahead in County Durham.
Japanese firm Hitachi first announced that the Amazon Park site in Newton Aycliffe was it's preferred choice in 2009. Transport Secretary Justine Greening MP confirmed the deal today.
Rachel Bullock reports.
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