Hitachi's 'vote of confidence' in North East

Hitachi has moved its global rail headquarters to London, after securing a £1bn contract to build trains in the North East.

The Business Secretary Vince Cable said today it was a 'vote of confidence' in the UK and the North East.


Hitachi moves HQ from Japan to UK

Hitachi has decided to move its global rail headquarters from Tokyo to London, after the firm won a £1.2 billion contract to build trains in Newton Aycliffe in County Durham.