Press Releases • Nov 10, 2017 15:43 GMT
Today (Friday 10th November) the rail industry and politicians are gathering in Kent to celebrate ten years since Hitachi opened its high speed train depot. The event includes a speech by Damian Green MP for Ashford and the presentation of the statue crafted by local artist, Joel Tarr.
Press Releases • Oct 12, 2017 17:00 BST
Blog posts • Oct 04, 2017 09:41 BST
Jim Brewin, Head of Business Development for Hitachi Rail Europe, writing for the "HS2 on Track" report
Press Releases • Sep 07, 2017 13:39 BST
A new intercity train bound for passengers next year reached a major test milestone today as it reached Edinburgh station for the first time.
Press Releases • Aug 31, 2017 10:28 BST
Hitachi Rail, one of the largest builder and maintainer of trains in the UK, has launched a new national apprentice and graduate programme.
Press Releases • Aug 18, 2017 10:23 BST
Virgin’s state-of-the-art Azuma train has visited Scotland for the first time as part of plans to transform Edinburgh-London rail journeys.
Press Releases • Aug 09, 2017 09:33 BST
Passengers in the South West are a step closer to experiencing new trains as Hitachi begins testing the Class 802 fleet.
Press Releases • Jul 26, 2017 08:55 BST
Hitachi’s new intercity trains, due to enter passenger service this autumn, have passed tests to run their digital technology required by the Department for Transport.
Press Releases • Jun 17, 2017 13:44 BST
The first Intercity Express Train bound for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route has now arrived in the UK
Press Releases • Jun 13, 2017 15:04 BST
Her Majesty The Queen has marked the 175th anniversary of the first rail journey made by a monarch, recreating the original journey made by Queen Victoria, before naming a new Intercity Express Train “Queen Elizabeth II” at Paddington Station today.
Press Releases • Apr 10, 2017 01:00 BST
Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE), the company building and maintaining new intercity trains, is on schedule to employ 250 people at their newly built Doncaster depot.
Press Releases • Feb 15, 2017 00:05 GMT
Passengers travelling towards Devon and Cornwall are one step closer to experiencing new trains as Hitachi Rail’s Italian factory receives bodyshells to start work. Hitachi’s UK manufacturing facility has already built its first train for Great Western Railway (GWR), which is due into passenger service later this year.
Press Releases • Feb 09, 2017 10:14 GMT
Set to inspire the next generation of rail workers, enthusiasts and the public on the latest innovations in high speed rail, Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) has donated a driver’s cab of the new intercity train to the National Railway Museum (NRM).
Press Releases • Feb 06, 2017 01:00 GMT
Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE), the company building and maintaining the new InterCity Express Trains to run on the Great Western route, is recruiting for 150 new roles at their Stoke Gifford depot.
Press Releases • Dec 09, 2016 00:01 GMT
Hitachi Rail Europe today celebrates the first Intercity Express (IEP) train to be built in the UK at its manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. Hitachi will be joined by the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, Minister for Northern Powerhouse, Andrew Percy, and Ambassador of Japan in the UK, Koji Tsuruoka
Press Releases • Nov 17, 2016 10:30 GMT
Hitachi’s Intercity trains, bound for passenger service on the Great Western route from 2017, have begun testing digital technology designed to create extra capacity and relieve overcrowding on the country’s rail network.