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$70M Metro rail car plant headed to Maryland

March 22, 2022

About 460 new jobs are headed to Washington County, Maryland, with the expansion of global rail manufacturing company Hitachi Rail into a ground-up, $70 million plant in Hagerstown. The 307,000-square-foot factory is part of a national expansion for Pittsburgh’s Hitachi Rail and will support the company’s $2.2 billion contract to build a new fleet of 8000-series, all-electric cars for Metro operator the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

Article Source: Washington Post

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