Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive agreement opens way for battery trains across Britain
Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive Innovation have signed an exclusive agreement to develop battery packs to power zero-emission trains and create a battery hub in the North East.
Hitachi Rail begins new phase of manufacturing at UK factory with East Coast Trains order
Manufacturing of five 100% electric East Coast Trains commences, signalling the start of a new phase of train building at Hitachi Rail’s Newton Aycliffe factory.
EMR launches competition to name new intercity fleet
East Midlands Railway is asking for entries from the public to help name its new Intercity bi-mode trains.
Hitachi Rail to deploy on board ERTMS technology in Finland
Latest contract cement Hitachi’s leading ERTMS market position in the Nordics ERTMS for fleet of 60 diesel locos for Finnish Railways underlines strong collaboration between manufacturer of train
Green signal for High Speed 2, as project given go-ahead
Britain's two biggest train manufacturers have welcomed the Prime Minister's announcement that HS2 will proceed,
Network Rail awards Wales & Western signalling framework contract to Hitachi Rail and Linbrooke
Billions of pounds will be invested through Network Rail in railway signalling over the next five years to improve the reliability of systems on Britain’s railways. Over Control Period 6 (2019-2024) an estimated £2.4bn will be invested - with a joint venture between Hitachi Rail STS UK Ltd and Linbrooke Services Ltd winning the Wales & Western framework.
Hitachi to make Newton Aycliffe train factory more flexible, agile and globally competitive
New c£8.5m investment in train welding and painting, enabling a greater scope of work to be carried out at UK plant Post-Intercity Express Programme manufacturing phase will see transition to core wo
First Trenitalia chooses Hitachi Rail to build new intercity trains for Avanti West Coast
First Trenitalia, whose new Avanti West Coast rail service starts on Sunday 8th December 2019, has today awarded a contract worth more than £350m to Hitachi Rail to provide and maintain 23 new intercity trains (135 carriages), to be built at its County Durham factory.
First Hitachi-built Paragon train arrives in Hull
Today (25, November) Hull Trains celebrated the arrival of its first brand-new Hitachi Rail Paragon trains.
TransPennine Express launches Hitachi Rail built Nova 1 intercity trains
Nova 1 was delivered on time, with passengers already benefitting from a proven and reliable train
Travel across Mississauga and Brampton to be transformed by C$4.6 billion Hurontario light rail line
Hitachi Rail STS, as a member of the Mobilinx consortium, signed a C$4.6 billion contract with Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx for the Hurontario LRT
Train station of the future unveiled which could use robots and digital technology
Hitachi has unveiled how train stations of the future could transform passenger experiences by using robots and the latest digital technology.