Derby rail giant bids for £2.75bn HS2 train contract
Two UK-based rail giants have submitted a ‘Great British’ train proposal to HS2 that they say would be the most advanced, customer-oriented train ever to run in the UK.
The contract, worth £2.75bn, is to design, build and maintain at least 54 trains for Phase One of HS2.
Hitachi has pioneered Japan’s world-renowned Shinkansen ‘bullet trains’ while Derby-based Bombardier has made high speed trains that operate in Europe and on the world’s largest network in China.
In 2015, the two companies together delivered the ... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...