Subjects: Train, Line traffic
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 fuel sa
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).Le 8 décembre
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 systemsHitachi 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 Transportati
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 — Hitachi,
Hitachi Rail's $883m Monorail Project Crosses Panama Canal
Global mobility giants Hitachi, Hitachi Rail and Mitsubishi Corp. will deliver Metro de Panama’s Line 3. The 25 km elevated line will reduce inner city congestion and tackle the region’s steep mountainous terrain. Hitachi's trains will be equipped with a B-CHOP system that harnesses re-generative power. The USD $883m Line 3 project will also include 14 new stations when it opens in mid-2025.
Hitachi Rail’s $798m Digital Train Control Upgrade for BART to Increase Capacity between San Francisco and Oakland by 30%
BART selects Hitachi's CBTC train control technology for increased capacity between San Francisco and Oakland A key pillar of BART’s comprehensive USD $3.5b Transbay Corridor Core Capacity Project, Hitachi Rail’s CBTC system will enable BART to meet the projected demand of 30,000+ Transbay passengers per hour at peak and includes options that could extend the system to Silicon Valley.
Hitachi-Bombardier partnership celebrates 10 years delivering Europe’s fastest high speed train
@HitachiRailENG @BombardierRail are celebrating a decade of working together to deliver the ETR 1000 - a transformational train setting new standards in comfort, reliability and positive economic benefits
Hitachi Rail celebrates five years of train building in the North East
Thursday 3rd September marks the five year anniversary of Hitachi Rail officially opening its state-of-the-art train manufacturing factory in Newton Aycliffe. From the empty shell that was opened by then Prime Minister David Cameron, the team has built 192 trains over the last five years that are now in service.
Hitachi and Bombardier awarded contract to supply 23 very high-speed Frecciarossa trains to Trenitalia for operation by ILSA on routes in Spain
Hitachi Rail SpA and Bombardier Transportation announced today that they have signed a contract with Italy’s primary train operator Trenitalia to supply 23 Frecciarossa 1000 very high-speed (VHS) trains for the new Intermodalidad de Levante (ILSA) rail operation, a joint venture established by Trenitalia and Operador Ferroviario de Levante SL. The contract value is around 800 million euro ($ 943 m
Hitachi Rail to acquire railway technology firm Perpetuum to accelerate UK digitisation strategy
Japanese mobility firm to purchase UK technology company in move to advance and digitise its global train maintenance programme Perpetuum’s technology could cut delays and improve reliability of thousands of passenger services across the world Southampton-based firm, including all 73 staff, to be integrated within Hitachi’s railway business of more than 12,000 employees across 38 countries Hitac
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 and ERTMS provider Hitachi Rail’s leading role in the supply of on-board ERTMS systems to train operators in the Nordics has been further strengthened, with the award of its latest contract to insta
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 workforce model for greater flexibility, agility and global competitiveness Changes entirely unrelated to Brexit Preparing for the next phase of manufacturingHitachi Rail’s factory at Newton Aycliffe, C
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.