Hitachi Rail Europe - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 3 February 2017 /
ScotRail has begun overnight tests on its new Hitachi-built Class 385 fleet known as T2.
Issue 1 2017 / 31 January 2017 /
With passenger numbers continuing to grow rapidly across Scotland, a fleet of new trains is needed to meet demand. For European Railway Review, Phil Verster (Managing Director of the ScotRail Alliance) and Karen Boswell OBE (Managing Director of Hitachi Rail Europe) provide further details of a joint vision to transform rail in Scotland which includes a contract to deliver a fleet of new Class 385s.
Rail industry news / 9 December 2016 /
Hitachi Rail Europe unveils the first Intercity Express train to be built in the UK at its manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.
Rail industry news / 17 November 2016 /
Hitachi is carrying out European Train Control System (ETCS) digital signalling tests on its intercity trains destined for passenger service on the Great Western route from 2017.
Rail industry news / 2 November 2016 /
FirstGroup, operator of Hull Trains, and Hitachi Rail Europe have agreed a £60 million contract for the delivery of five Inter City trains for service on the East Coast Main Line.
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.