TITLE

UNIFE 'alarmed' at IEP decision

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Apr2011, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Association of the European Rail Industry or UNIFE has expressed its concern over the decision of the British government to hire Agility Trains to supply new trains under the Intercity Express Programme. According to UNIFE director general Michael Clausecker, the decision highlights the lack of interest to support Europe's industrial base. Japanese company Hitachi leads the Agility Trains consortium which chose Newton Aycliffe in County Durham as the site for its preferred rolling stock manufacturing centre.
ACCESSION #
60172903

 

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