Karen Boswell

Karen Boswell named as new managing director of Hitachi Rail Europe

Karen Boswell was managing director at East Coast Train for five years, until the Virgin Trains franchise took over in March

The track completion marking a significant milestone for Britain's newest train factory in Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham

Hitachi Rail Europe's Newton Aycliffe train factory connected to national rail network

Completed factory will serve as a Hitachi Rail Europe facility for train manufacturing and assembly

Hitachi begins shipment of trains from Kasado Works for the UK Intercity Express Programme

Hitachi starts shipment of trains for the UK Intercity Express Programme

The first Hitachi Rail Europe train for the UK Intercity Express Programme has started its journey and will arrive in the UK in March.

Benjamin Mawby, left and Darren Cumner of Hitachi at the Newton Aycliffe complex

Increasing occupier and investor demand forecast for 2015

The annual G9 Sentiment Survey suggests industrials will be the strongest performer in 2015 - and retail will be the weakest

Hitachi has unveiled the train to be manufactured in the North East for the UK Intercity Express programme

Hitachi Rail Europe unveils Intercity Express Programme trains

Three pre-series trains will be shipped to the UK from Japan for testing in the first half of next year

Benjamin Mawby, left and Darren Cumner of Hitachi at the Newton Aycliffe complex

Hitachi Rail Europe bases design office in North East

Work will now focus on fitting out the interior of the multi-million pound factory

Siemens started work on the new Thameslink parts on Thursday

Four big train related deals crucial to the North East's future

With the announcement of Siemens beginning to roll we look at four more train deals in the region

Artists impression of the Hitachi Newton Aycliffe facility

Watch how Newcastle firm use drone technology to showcase Hitachi construction

Newcastle digital video firm Three Motion used drone technology to film the construction of Hitachi's Newton Aycliffe

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