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First of Nova 1, bullet train inspired fleet leaves Japan on its way to transform journeys in the North and Scotland

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First of Nova 1, bullet train inspired fleet leaves Japan on its way to transform journeys in the North and Scotland

The first of TransPennine Express’s new Nova 1 trains left Japan on 20thApril 2018 and is due to arrive in the UK two months later. Once the train completes its shipping journey, it will begin testing across the North this summer, ahead of entering passenger service in summer 2019. The modern Japanese bullet train inspired fleet is being built by Hitachi for Angel Trains.
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About Hitachi Rail: Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey solutions. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 12,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions. We are proud of our global achievements, from our world ­famous ‘bullet trains’, to our signalling solutions and turnkey projects, state­-of-the-art traffic management and digital solutions. Drawing on the wider Hitachi Group’s market-leading technology and research-and-development capabilities, we strive for industry leading innovations and solutions that can deliver value for customers and sustainable railway systems that benefit wider society. For information about Hitachi Rail, visit www.hitachirail.com

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