Hitachi Rail Europe - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 23 September 2016 /
The introduction of faster and longer trains in Scotland has moved a step closer as testing begins on ScotRail’s Class 385 electric trains.
Rail industry news / 14 September 2016 /
Hitachi Rail Europe has been given approval from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) to use its European Train Control System (ETCS) on passenger services in the UK.
Rail industry news / 9 August 2016 /
Great Western Railway (GWR) has announced it will order a further seven bi-mode Intercity Express Trains from Hitachi Rail Europe and its finance partner Eversholt Rail Group.
Rail industry news / 30 June 2016 /
Great Western Railway (GWR) unveils a new fleet of Hitachi intercity trains as part of celebrations marking 175 years since the first train ran on the line between Bristol and London.
Rail industry news / 1 April 2016 /
Hitachi Rail Europe has revelled it will supply 95 AT300 ‘Inter City’ trains to TransPennine Express as part of FirstGroup’s TransPennine Express new franchise investment plan.
Rail industry news / 11 February 2016 /
A life-size model displaying the interior of new electric trains for ScotRail has been unveiled at Edinburgh Waverley station…
Rail industry news / 10 December 2015 /
Trenitalia has awarded Hitachi Rail Italy a €190 million contract to supply new Vivalto regional trains for Trenitalia’s commuter service.
Rail industry news / 3 November 2015 /
Hitachi has announced the acquisition of AnsaldoBreda S.p.A from Finmeccanica and its 40 percent share in Ansaldo STS S.p.A.
Rail industry news / 3 September 2015 /
UK train manufacturing has returned to the North East following the opening of Hitachi’s new £82 million facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.
Rail industry news / 30 July 2015 /
The Government has approved a £360 million contract to supply 29 Hitachi high speed trains to First Great Western for services between London and Cornwall in 2018.
Rail industry news / 27 July 2015 /
Network Rail has signed a contract with Hitachi Rail Europe to supply the latest traffic management technology for the London north-south Thameslink programme.
Rail industry news / 12 May 2015 /
Hitachi Rail Europe has today revealed a conceptual high speed train interior at the Railtex 2015 exhibition.