Chesterfield misses out on thousands of rail jobs
Chesterfield has missed out in a bid to bring a new train factory to the town that would have created thousands of jobs.
Spanish train manufacturer Talgo has selected Longannet, in Fife, as the location for its new factory ahead of the former Hartington Colliery site, between Staveley and Barrow Hill.
Chesterfield Borough Council had been working for months with a range of public and business sector partners to bring the factory to the area, which would have created 1,000 jobs directly, with another 4,000 in the supply chain.
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