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Multi-million pound factory on track for completion

A new factory in County Durham where hundreds of train carriages will be built is on track to be completed later this year. The Hitachi factory, in Newton Aycliffe, will employ 700 people. Today the final part of the track was installed.

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Hitachi train factory 'on track' to open in 2015

The construction of a train factory in County Durham, where hundreds of new train carriages will be built for Intercity and ScotRail contracts, is on target to be completed later this year.

Hundreds of train carriages will be built at the site in Newton Aycliffe

More than 700 people will work at the plant in Newton Aycliffe, where hundreds of new train carriages will be built.

Today the final part of the track will be installed, connecting the factory to the rail network for the first time.

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