Subjects: Infrastructure, Communication
First Lumo service leaves London
Brand new London-Edinburgh service starts ahead of COP26
100% electric fleet is six times greener than making the same journey by plane
Entire Lumo fleet built at Hitachi Rail’s UK factory
Lumo, FirstGroup’s new 100% electric, affordable rail service, will travel from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh for the first time today [21 October] as it celebrates its inaugural service.
ILSA awards Hitachi Rail a EUR 737 million contract for the maintenance of its new train fleet
The two companies sign a 30-year agreement for the maintenance of Ilsa’s 20 ETR 1000s.
The maintenance will be carried out in Madrid maintenance facility, and will create around over 75 jobs.
October 21, 2021 – ILSA, Spain’s leading private high-speed rail operator, has awarded Hitachi Rail España with the maintenance of its fleet, comprising 20 new ETR 1000 trains, through a EUR 737 million
JR Kyushu and Hitachi Rail celebrate five year anniversary of DENCHA, world’s-first battery train for an AC network
Celebration of fifth anniversary of the DENCHA train’s, the world’s first battery-powered train charged by AC overhead lines, first journey in Japan Award winning fleet has reduced CO2 emissions by 2,700,000 kg in the past five years Success of the battery-powered fleet has seen Hitachi Rail expand its offer of battery train solutions across the world to decarbonise transport, and is a key pilla
Hitachi Rail awarded contract to design digital signalling solution to improve reliability and safety for Gloucester area
Hitachi Rail and Linbrooke have been awarded a contract by Network Rail to design state-of-the art digital signalling technology specifically for the Gloucester area. The Hitachi Rail signalling solution will be a significant upgrade and will enable Network Rail to respond more effectively to any issues or incidents, reducing passenger disruption and improving management of rail traffic.
Hitachi Rail launches innovations to improve reliability, safety and performance of America’s rail network
Hitachi Rail launches new innovations and products to improve reliability, safety and performance of America’s railroad at RSSI’s Communication & Signal (C&S) Exhibition. Investment in technology and solution expands company’s offer to rail customers. North American transportation market represents key priority for Hitachi Rail – with technology solutions spanning freight, passenger, and
Hitachi Sets New Target to Contribute to a Net Zero Society
Company will Achieve Carbon Neutrality throughout its Value Chain by FY2050
Tokyo, September 13, 2021 – Today Hitachi (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) has underlined its commitment to address climate change by strengthening its own climate target to contribute to a Net Zero society by achieving carbon neutrality through its entire value chain including production, procurement and the use of products and
Hitachi Rail enters agreement to acquire Thales’ Ground Transportation Systems business
TOKYO / LONDON, 4 August 2021 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”). Hitachi Rail today agreed to acquire Thales’ Ground Transportation Systems business (the “Business” or “GTS”) for an enterprise value of €1,660 m (~¥215 bn). The final purchase price will be determined after customary adjustments typical for a transaction of this nature. The acquisition is expected to close in late FY2022, su
Genoa starts trial of Hitachi Rail congestion monitoring system on AMT buses
Hitachi Rail delivers web platform and application which allows AMT to monitor congestion on its services
Italy, 9th June 2021 – AMT and Hitachi Rail are delighted to announce that both companies launched the trial of a congestion monitoring system on city buses in Genoa to ease mobility across the city.
This state-of-the-art system provides live and up to date information on congestion
Hitachi Rail boosts maintenance offer as it completes acquisition of digital tech firm Perpetuum
Investment in UK’s Perpetuum enhances Hitachi Rail’s digital train maintenance, using pioneering data analytics to help customers to improve the safety, availability and reliability of their fleets The solution increases the safe lifespan of parts, significantly reducing industrial waste and helps meet Hitachi’s UN Sustainability commitments As part of Hitachi Rail’s offering as a full service p
Hitachi Rail Awarded up to $2.2 Billion Contract with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for 8000-series Railcars
Hitachi Rail awarded up to $2.2 billion contract with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for 8000-series trains. Hitachi will manufacture the carbody structure, perform the equipment installation and will do the final assembly in the region, creating new U.S. skilled trades' jobs. The initial pilot vehicles for @WMATA are expected to be delivered in 2024. www.hitachirail.com/careers
Hitachi Rail awarded contract by Trenitalia for the integrated logistic support on the Frecciarossa high-speed fleet
Further recognition of Hitachi Rail wide experience in the high-speed rail sector
Availability and delivery of materials within 48 hours increases the efficiency of the high-speed operations
10 March, 2021 – Hitachi Rail SpA announced today the signing of a contract with Trenitalia for the integrated logistic support of the ETR 500 - Frecciarossa high-speed fleet of 59 trains.
Hitachi Rail starts welding brand new British trains as investment in North East factory reaches £110m
Watershed moment for train building in the North East as Hitachi Rail starts welding new passenger trains at its UK factory
Hitachi Rail digitaliserer 140 km jernbanelinje som forbinder Sverige og Norge i nord
• Hitachi Rail skal sammen med det svenske Trafikverket oppgradere den første linjen i det svenske jernbanenettet til ERTMS.
• Det nasjonale oppgraderingsprogrammet starter med Malmbanen, som går fra den norsk-svenske grensen til Luleå havn.
• Kontrakten innebærer leveranse av Hitachis ERTMS Level 2-mark system på den 140 km lange linjen mellom Gällivare og Boden.
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Hitachi Rail digitaliserar 14 mil av Malmbanan mellan Gällivare och Boden, benämnt styrområde Polcirkeln
• Hitachi Rail kommer tillsammans med Trafikverket och som ett led i ERTMS-utbyggnaden arbeta med den första stora implementationen av det nya ERTMS-systemet i Sverige.
• Arbetet med det nationella programmet för järnvägsdigitalisering börjar med moderniseringen av den viktiga Malmbanan som utgör förutsättning för transporterna av malm till hamnarna i Narvik och Luleå.
• Kontraktet innefatta
Hitachi Rail to accelerate rail digitalization in Sweden
• Hitachi Rail engages alongside Trafikverket in the first line part of the ERTMS roll out deployment on the Swedish core railway network.
• National program starts with the modernization of the vital line Malmbanan that links the Norwegian border and harbor in Luleå.
• Hitachi Rail will supply the ERTMS level 2 technology and related equipment along 140km, the third section of
Hitachi Rail successfully tests first battery-powered tram
Battery-powered tram offers major benefits of requiring no overhead wires or other electrified infrastructure – saving on costs and visual impact On-board batteries allow energy to be additionally recovered during braking Trial in Florence aims to allow mobility firm to offer battery-trams globally Tram adds to the growing list of battery products being developed as Hitachi puts decarbonisation an
Hitachi and Eversholt Rail to develop GWR intercity battery hybrid train – offering fuel savings of more than 20%
Batteries replacing an engine to cut fuel usage and reduce carbon emissions
First time a modern UK intercity train, in passenger service, will use alternative fuel
Tri-mode train can improve air quality and reduce noise across South West route’s non-electrified stations
In a UK-first, Hitachi Rail and Eversholt Rail have signed an exclusive agreement aimed at bringing battery power – and
Hitachi Rail investit dans les technologies de transport Hyperloop et signe en tant que fournisseur de technologie
Hitachi Rail et HyperloopTT s’associent pour développer une technologie de pointe dans le domaine de la signalisation ferroviaire et des systèmes de gestion et contrôle du trafic.
La technologie de signalisation ERTMS d’Hitachi Rail sera intégrée aux systèmes d’HyperloopTT pour gérer et automatiser les capsules hyperloop voyageant à des vitesses pouvant atteindre 1 200 Km/h (760 MPH).
Hitachi Rail Invests in Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Signs as Technology Provider
Hitachi Rail and HyperloopTT partner in developing cutting edge technology for signalling traffic management and control systems
Hitachi Rail’s ERTMS signaling technology will be integrated with HyperloopTT systems to manage and automate hyperloop capsules traveling at speeds up to 760 MPH (1200 KMH)
December 8, 2020 – Hitachi Rail today announced a technology partnership with Hyperloop
Nuevo Monorriel de Panamá de $883 millones de Hitachi cruza el Canal de Panamá
Los gigantes de la movilidad mundial Hitachi Rail y Mitsubishi Corp entregarán la Línea 3 del Metro de Panamá
La línea de monorriel elevada de 25 km reducirá la congestión del centro urbano y cruzará el Canal de Panamá antes de atravesar un terreno montañoso empinado
El proyecto presenta trenes que usan energía regenerativa y 14 estaciones nuevas
Ciudad de Panamá, 30 de Octubre de 2020 — Hita