Alstom opens UKs largest train modernisation facility in Widnes [RTM]

Date: 29/06/2017

One of the largest centres for train modernisation to ever be built in the UK has today been unveiled by Alstom.
Situated in Widnes in the north west of England, the facility was opened by Parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Lord Prior of Brampton.
Alstoms facility is now the biggest in the UK, covering over 13,000 square metres of space, and the company has said that due to its close embrace of Industry 4.0 principles, the facility is ideal for work on intercity trains.

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