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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In Pictures: new rail factory on schedule and on time

The final piece of track leading to the Hitachi factory Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Final piece of track that will link the Hitachi factory with the rail network Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Photocall for some of the workers who have worked on the project Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
The line that links the factory with the main rail network Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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