Call to review lost Bombardier train order

There are growing calls to review the order for new underground trains that would have been made in Derby, after it was revealed that the majority will be built in Austria and not in the UK. Last year a joint bid between Newton Aycliffe-based Hitachi and Derby-based train company Bombardier, lost out in a bid to build new rolling stock for the Piccadilly underground line. The successful bidder was the German-based company Siemens. A major element of its bid was the commitment to spend public money manufacturing the trains here i... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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