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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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Newton Aycliffe factory on right track for completion

On track for completion Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A County Durham factory where hundreds of train carriages will be built is on target to be completed.

The final part of the track connecting the Hitachi factory at Newton Aycliffe to the rail network was laid today.

When it's finished the building will become the company's main European factory for train manufacturing, employing 700 people.

It will be the base for constructing the new Great Western Main Line and East Coast Main Line trains .

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