More details have emerged about the planned Hitachi factory in County Durham.
High speed trains will be built at the site in Newton Aycliffe from 2016.
Work to prepare the land will begin soon - as well as the recruitment of senior management.
The company has also released a picture of what it hopes the finished site will look like.
You can watch the full report from Jonny Blair below.
More top news
Kerrie brings you Saturday's pollen for the North East region
Kerrie brings you Saturday's forecast for the North East
MPs and Lords have been left unable to access their emails remotely as a result of measures taken to stave off the attack.