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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.

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).

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

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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

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Hitachi built ScotRail Class 385

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Hitachi built Azuma alongside historic trains

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Hitachi built GWR Intercity Express train

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Hitachi team building new trains for Abellio ScotRail

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

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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 - low resolution

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Hitachi Class 800/801 train for the Intercity Express Programme

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