Press releases

Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive agreement opens way for battery trains across Britain

Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive agreement opens way for battery trains across Britain

Jul 06, 2020 07:30 BST
Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive Innovation have signed an exclusive agreement to develop ba...

Hitachi Rail begins new phase of manufacturing at UK factory with East Coast Trains order

Hitachi Rail begins new phase of manufacturing at UK factory with East Coast Trains order

Jun 17, 2020 00:10 BST
Manufacturing of five 100% electric East Coast Trains commences, signalling the start o...

EMR launches competition to name new intercity fleet

EMR launches competition to name new intercity fleet

Jun 02, 2020 15:46 BST
East Midlands Railway is asking for entries from the public to help name its new Interc...

Green signal for High Speed 2, as project given go-ahead

Green signal for High Speed 2, as project given go-ahead

Feb 11, 2020 14:43 GMT
Britain's two biggest train manufacturers have welcomed the Prime Minister's announceme...

Network Rail awards Wales & Western signalling framework contract to Hitachi Rail and Linbrooke

Network Rail awards Wales & Western signalling framework contract to Hitachi Rail and Linbrooke

Feb 07, 2020 11:34 GMT
Billions of pounds will be invested through Network Rail in railway signalling over the...

First Trenitalia chooses Hitachi Rail to build new intercity trains for Avanti West Coast

First Trenitalia chooses Hitachi Rail to build new intercity trains for Avanti West Coast

Dec 06, 2019 07:32 GMT
First Trenitalia, whose new Avanti West Coast rail service starts on Sunday 8th Decembe...

First Hitachi-built Paragon train arrives in Hull

First Hitachi-built Paragon train arrives in Hull

Nov 25, 2019 19:58 GMT
​Today (25, November) Hull Trains celebrated the arrival of its first brand-new Hitachi...

TransPennine Express launches Hitachi Rail built Nova 1 intercity trains

TransPennine Express launches Hitachi Rail built Nova 1 intercity trains

Nov 22, 2019 09:00 GMT
Nova 1 was delivered on time, with passengers already benefitting from a proven and rel...