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.
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