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Hitachi Rail and Bombardier Transportation  open new HS2 development centre in Birmingham

Hitachi Rail and Bombardier Transportation open new HS2 development centre in Birmingham

Sep 12, 2018 11:08 BST
Two British-based global rail giants are opening up a new High Speed 2 bid centre in Bi...

British train builders start work on LNER’s Azuma at Hitachi’s North East factory

British train builders start work on LNER’s Azuma at Hitachi’s North East factory

Aug 08, 2018 12:01 BST
Passengers are a step closer to experiencing new trains as work steps up on Azuma.

Testing begins for TPE’s bullet train inspired fleet

Testing begins for TPE’s bullet train inspired fleet

Jul 25, 2018 09:58 BST
Hitachi has begun testing TransPennine Express’ new Nova 1 fleet, with a successful run...

Joel Dommett discovers the best of the West (Coast) in new video series from Virgin Trains

Joel Dommett discovers the best of the West (Coast) in new video series from Virgin Trains

Jul 25, 2018 00:01 BST
Tuesday 24th July – Virgin Trains has today released the first episode in the brand new...

Brand new ScotRail and Hitachi electric trains start running this week

Brand new ScotRail and Hitachi electric trains start running this week

Jul 24, 2018 14:34 BST
ScotRail customers will be able to travel on the first new Hitachi class 385 electric t...

Virgin Trains names train to mark the launch of Bee in the City

Virgin Trains names train to mark the launch of Bee in the City

Jul 20, 2018 15:20 BST
Virgin Trains gets bee-hind Manchester’s city-wide public art trail by naming one its P...

Hitachi Rail Italy signed a contract worth 87 million Euros for further 12 Leonardo trains for Milan metro.

Hitachi Rail Italy signed a contract worth 87 million Euros for further 12 Leonardo trains for Milan metro.

Jul 17, 2018 16:18 BST
Hitachi Rail Italy signed a contract worth 87 million euro for the supply of 12 Leonard...

Building Britain’s bullet trains – Bombardier Transportation and Hitachi Rail confirm joint venture for HS2 bid

Building Britain’s bullet trains – Bombardier Transportation and Hitachi Rail confirm joint venture for HS2 bid

Jul 04, 2018 09:59 BST
In a landmark day for the UK rail sector two international giants - that employ over 5,...

Green light from regulator for new electric trains for Scotland’s Central Belt

Green light from regulator for new electric trains for Scotland’s Central Belt

Jul 02, 2018 10:27 BST
Scotland’s new electric commuter trains (Class 385s) passed an important milestone ahea...