A £1.5bn contract to build new London Underground trains in East Yorkshire has been signed by Siemens. The firm was awarded the contract in June, but a month later competitors Bombardier and Hitchachi launched a legal challenge in the High Court. The High Court later ruled that the deal could go ahead. A new £200m factory in Goole, which has not yet been built, will now manufacture 94 trains for the Piccadilly line. The new trains are part of London Underground's 'Deep Tube' upgrade programme to modernise the Piccadilly, Bakerloo, Central and Waterloo and City lines.
Siemens signs a deal, delayed by a High Court challenge, to build 94 new Tube trains in Goole.