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Hitachi wins $5 bln high-speed rail car order from UK -Nikkei
July 25, 2012 / 5:21 AM / 5 years ago

Hitachi wins $5 bln high-speed rail car order from UK -Nikkei

TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) - Hitachi Ltd will announce that it has received orders from Britain for 500 high-speed rail cars worth at least 400 to 500 billion yen ($5.1-6.39 billion) to replace outdated rolling stock, Japan’s Nikkei reported on Wednesday.

Hitachi will build a rail car factory in Britain that will employ as many as 500 people as early as 2015, the Nikkei said. ($1 = 78.22 Japanese yen) (Writing by Shinichi Saoshiro)

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