The UK Transport Department agreed with the Hitachi Rail System for 1.2 Billion Sterling: The UK Transport Department has agreed with the Hitachi Group of the 'The Department of Transport' (1.2) for £ 1bn. East coast lines London, Newcastle and Aberden'i connecting lines are expected to be used in 2018.
European Hitachi Rail (Hitachi Rail Europe) said they will build 270 units of Class 800 serial railway wagons for Britain. The agreement of DFT with this agreement was made with the international association Agility Trains with Hitachi last year when the orders were made with 596 wagon. "This new class of 800 series orders has been made for the investment and infrastructure of the state," said Shipping Secretary Patrick McLoughlin.
The latest wagon is planned to be used up to 2019, the investment will increase by 18 and travel time will decrease between London, Leeds, Newcastle and Scotland.
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