Construction of new depot at Doncaster Carr will create around 160 jobs

15th May 2014

Hitachi Rail Europe is set to build a new depot at Doncaster Carr creating around 160 jobs.

Andy Barr, chief operating officer at Hitachi Rail, Europe, said, "We will soon take possession of Doncaster Carr, a site that has been a railway depot for over 100 years. Our construction partner, Volker Fitzpatrick, will start work on the site in summer 2014 and by 2016 the depot will be operational."

The new depot will be at the end of Ten Pound Walk behind the new sleeper factory and will be the base for a minimum of ten five-car class 800 passenger trains.

Source: Doncaster Free Press, Thursday, May 8th 2014

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