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Hitachi begins work on Virgin Trains’ Azuma fleet

Hitachi begins work on Virgin Trains’ Azuma fleet

Press Releases   •   May 05, 2017 00:05 BST

Virgin Trains’ customers are a step closer to new trains as work begins on the Azuma (Class 800) fleet, due to enter service on the east coast in 2018.

 Hitachi on track to recruit for 250 jobs at newly built Doncaster rail depot

Hitachi on track to recruit for 250 jobs at newly built Doncaster rail depot

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.

New Hitachi trains for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route a step closer to entering service

New Hitachi trains for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route a step closer to entering service

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.

Hitachi donates cab of new generation high speed train to National Railway Museum

Hitachi donates cab of new generation high speed train to National Railway Museum

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).

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Hitachi Rail Europe reaches 1,000 employee landmark

Hitachi Rail Europe reaches 1,000 employee landmark

News   •   Sep 13, 2016 13:00 BST

Leading UK rail manufacturer Hitachi Rail Europe has reached the major milestone of employing 1,000 people across the UK.

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Karen Boswell OBE: Innotrans 2016, the beginning of an exciting journey

Karen Boswell OBE: Innotrans 2016, the beginning of an exciting journey

Blog posts   •   Sep 23, 2016 09:02 BST

Karen Boswell OBE, Managing Director of Hitachi Rail Europe, writes from Innotrans 2016

Koji Agatsuma: My favourite story to tell at Innotrans

Koji Agatsuma: My favourite story to tell at Innotrans

Blog posts   •   Sep 22, 2016 08:49 BST

Koji Agatsuma, Head of Engineering at Hitachi Rail Europe, writes from Innotrans 2016

Andy Rogers: Innotrans Buzzword Bingo – Innovation

Andy Rogers: Innotrans Buzzword Bingo – Innovation

Blog posts   •   Sep 21, 2016 12:45 BST

Andy Rogers, Project Director for Hitachi Rail Europe, writes from Innotrans 2016

Nick Hughes: How technology is changing the game for an Innotrans veteran

Nick Hughes: How technology is changing the game for an Innotrans veteran

Blog posts   •   Sep 21, 2016 12:40 BST

Nick Hughes, Sales Director for Hitachi Rail Europe, at Innotrans 2016

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Intercity train being built at Newton Aylciffe
Train being built at Newton Aylciffe
First UK built IEP train

First UK built IEP train

Left to right: Karen Boswell OBE (Managing Director Hitachi Rail Europe), Kōji Tsuruoka (Japanese Ambassador to United Kingdom), Chris G...

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Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling MP at Newton Aycliffe talking to apprentices

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Stoke Gifford construction - time lapse film - high resolution

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The film shows progress of the construction of Hitachi Rail Europe’s Train Maintenance Centre in Stoke Gifford, by construction company V...

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Stoke Gifford construction - time lapse film - medium resolution

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Stoke Gifford construction - time lapse film - low resolution

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Time-lapse video of construction work in Stoke Gifford

Time-lapse video of const...

Construction of Hitachi's Train Maintenance Centre in Stoke Gifford (South Gloucestershire) started in 2013. The video shows progress fro...

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  • Head of External Communications and Public Affairs
  • adam.love@hitachirail-eu.com
  • 078602 73317

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  • External Communications Executive
  • sam.fisk@hitachirail-eu.com
  • 07713697727

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  • Director of Communications
  • Public Relations, Media, Internal and External Communications
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Member of the Hitachi Rail Europe board, joined in October 2015.