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Newton Aycliffe trainbuilder Hitachi Rail Europe smashes 900-job target

Newton Aycliffe trainbuilder Hitachi Rail Europe smashes 900-job target

A TRAINBUILDER has now created more than 900 jobs as it ramps up production of next generation rolling stock, The Northern Echo can reveal.

Hitachi Rail Europe’s workforce stands at around 930 after the company smashed a recruitment target at its £82m factory in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

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  • The Hitachi Rail Europe factory area is equivalent to over 6 football pitches and used over 2000 tonnes of steel in the building.
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