Hitachi Rail files merger notification with European Commission, as it seeks final clearance for Thales GTS acquisition
Hitachi Rail has refiled its merger notification with the European Commission today, formally restarting the merger clearance process for the acquisition of Thales’s Ground Transportation Systems (GTS) in the European Union.
Hitachi Rail’s cutting edge trams to begin service in Turin
Passenger services on bespoke new trams manufactured by Hitachi Rail for Gruppo Torinese Trasporti (GTT) will begin running in the city of Turin on Monday 11 September.
Hitachi Rail achieves ‘world-first’ in environmental standards
Hitachi Rail has become the world’s first train manufacturer to attain the rigorous PAS 2080 carbon reduction standard for the design, manufacture, and operations of the 100% electric HS2 fleet.
Hitachi Group Donates $100,000 to Support Those Affected by Maui Fires
Hitachi Group extends its deepest sympathies to all those affected by the Maui Wildfires.
Today, Hitachi Group announced that it is donating $100,000 to support the people and rebuilding of Maui communities.
A donation of $80,000 has been designated to the Japanese Red Cross Society, and an additional donation of $20,000 has been made to the Aloha United Way to their Maui Fire Relief Fund.
Britain’s fastest passenger train gets a makeover
First train in £27 million refurbishment project re-enters passenger service The Class 395 Highspeed fleet travels at 140mph and connects London St Pancras International with Ashford, East Kent and Medway Upgrade part of train operator’s plan to deliver its best ever customer experience which involves a refresh of existing trains or new trains introduced to Southeas
Consortium including Hitachi Rail wins new €1.8bn digital signalling contract for high-speed line between Verona and Padua
Hitachi Rail, as part of the IRICAV DUE Consortium has signed a €1.8 billion contract to design and deliver the track and the digital signalling that will cross the city of Vicenza with a new High Speed/Capacity (HS/C) line.
Hitachi Rail's ground breaking smart digital transport app enters commercial service in Genoa
Hitachi Rail’s world-first 360Pass app, connecting Genoa’s entire public transport infrastructure, is now available to all 600,000 citizens and the 3,500,000 annual visitors, following a new agreement with the city’s transit authority, AMT.
Hitachi Rail celebrates the start of 'SPACIA X' trains for Tobu Railway
On 15 July, Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. began operating Hitachi Rail’s new Series N100, nicknamed “SPACIA X”. The SPACIA X will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 40% compared to the current SPACIA, and virtually replace all of the electricity used for operations with electricity from renewable sources, making CO2 emissions net zero.
Hitachi Rail awarded new contract to maintain TransPennine Express Nova 1
Hitachi Rail’s has been awarded an eight year contract to maintain the TransPennine Express 19 ‘Nova 1’ intercity trains
Continuing the maintenance programme till 2031 will help maintain impressive levels of train availability for Nova 1 passengers
The contract will support high-skilled northern jobs and UK supply chain investment
TransPennine Trains Limited and Angel Trains has awarded Hi
Hitachi Rail innovation a game changer for testing Brisbane’s new digital signalling system
Hitachi Rail’s ‘Over and Back’ testing solution will enable the fast and seamless switching between existing interlocking and the soon to be introduced new digital signalling system (European Train Control System – ETCS L2) being introduced as part of South East Queensland’s Cross River Rail project. The solution will radically cut the time and costs associated with t
US’ First Fully Autonomous Urban Railway System, Built by Hitachi Rail, Opens in Honolulu
Hitachi Rail announced today the completion and start of passenger service for the first phase of Honolulu’s ‘Skyline’ – the city’s new metro system and the first fully autonomous metro system in the United States1.
The state-of-the-art system will eliminate an estimated 40,000 car trips per day from the city’s congested streets and highways – equivalent to adding up to eight new freeway lanes
Hitachi Rail connects Milan city centre to Linate airport by metro in just 12 minutes, helping to cut 10,000 tonnes of CO2 per year
From 4 July, Hitachi Rail will help connect the new M4 ‘Blue Line’ from San Babila station in Milan city centre to Linate airport, cutting journey times by two-thirds, from 33 to just 12 minutes. This major milestone for the Blue Line marks a significant shift in the transition from private to public transport across Milan, helping to cut carbon emissions, and air and noise pollution.