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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 unveils first UK built Intercity Express Train

Hitachi unveils first UK built Intercity Express Train

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

Hull Trains to expand fleet with £60 million deal

Hull Trains to expand fleet with £60 million deal

Press Releases   •   Nov 02, 2016 09:05 GMT

Passengers on the East Coast Main Line are to benefit from the arrival of five brand new Inter City trains, following completion today of a £60 million deal between FirstGroup and Hitachi Rail Europe, financed by Angel Trains.

GWR unveils new Hitachi train in celebration of 175 years of first passenger service between Bristol and London

GWR unveils new Hitachi train in celebration of 175 years of first passenger service between Bristol and London

Press Releases   •   Jun 30, 2016 12:05 BST

Great Western Railway (GWR) will on Thursday 30 June unveil the first of a fleet of new Hitachi built trains as part of a special journey celebrating 175 years to the day since the very first train ran on the line between Bristol and London.

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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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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

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Hitachi team building new trains for Abellio ScotRail

Hitachi team building new...

We are building new trains for Abellio ScotRail at our manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham

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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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  • Communications Manager
  • Newton Aycliffe contact for Public Relations and Media enquiries
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  • (0)1325 621658
  • (0)7753 453914

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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.