Categories: rolling stock
Three Hitachi Rail fleets win U.K.’s leading award for reliability
Hull Trains awarded the gold prize for the second consecutive year in the intercity reliability category, with Lumo securing silver.
ScotRail’s Class 385 wins gold award in the regional category.
Awards are recognition of industry collaboration and benefits of digital maintenance.
Hitachi Rail fleets win three separate awards at the 2023 Golden Spanner Awards. The fleets were rewarded for the
Hitachi Rail: €861m deal with Trenitalia for 30 high speed trains
Hitachi Rail confirms new major contract for high speed ETR1000 trains
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
First battery train in Europe completes phase one roll out
Hitachi Rail has completed phase one of its production of ground-breaking battery Masaccio train at Hitachi Rail’s factory in Pistoia, near Florence, and are operating on routes across the length and breadth of Italy.
Hitachi and Toshiba win order worth 124 billion Japanese Yen to build high speed trains for Taiwan
Hitachi and Toshiba win order to deliver the most advanced high speed train
Groundbreaking Relationship Charter Enhances Culture of Collaboration
London North Eastern Railway (LNER), Agility Trains and Hitachi Rail have signed a pioneering agreement that will define how the three organisations collaborate over the next three decades.
The industry-leading approach has been announced on the fourth anniversary of the first Azuma train entering passenger service on the LNER route on 15 May 2019.
The Relationship Charter is a commitment
Start of main line testing marks further milestone for Avanti West Coast’s new Hitachi fleet
Key landmark achieved as the first newly built Avanti West Coast Hitachi train makes inaugural test run on the West Coast Main Line
First two trains move to Alstom’s Oxley depot following two months of dynamic testing
New fleet on course to enter service on the West Coast Main Line in 2023
The Class 805 bi-mode train, which can run under both electric and diesel power, undertook the 560-mile
The Blues train enters into passenger service: Sicily sees the first journey of the new regional train built by Hitachi Rail for Trenitalia
The innovative, sustainable and cutting-edge Blues train will enter into passenger service in Sicily. The new hybrid train, built by Hitachi Rail for Trenitalia, is ready to begin passenger service following its international presentation at the world’s leading rail expo, Innotrans, last September in Berlin.
Hull Trains and Hitachi Rail celebrate top award for reliability
Hull Trains has been named ‘Best in Class’ at a national awards ceremony to recognise the most reliable fleets in the railway industry. The Hitachi built and maintained (Class 802s) Paragon fleet won the award due to the high levels of reliability achieved across 2022.
The Golden Spanner awards, organised by trade publication Modern Railways, celebrate the best of rolling stock maintenance a
Hitachi Rail to deliver new Ontario Line trains, systems, maintenance and operations in $9B CAD deal
Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx reach agreement with Hitachi Rail’s Connect 6ix consortium to transform Toronto’s mass transit network via the 15.6-km Ontario Line subway project A new fleet of driverless subway trains will run up to every 90 seconds through heart of the city Hitachi Rail will maintain and operate trains and the line for 30 years, creating a new control centre and maintena
New Hitachi Rail trains for Metro Milan
ATM has awarded a €368m framework agreement for the manufacturing of new metro trains for the Milan metro, to Hitachi Rail. public transport system. The investment is made up of a framework agreement for the supply of 46 new metro trains.
Hitachi Rail reveals Final Designs for new Maryland Train Factory
Today, Hitachi Rail revealed the final designs and images for its new $70M train factory and 800-yard test track, built on a 41-acre site located in Washington County, Maryland.
Javelin high speed trains get multi-million pound upgrade for Southeastern passengers
Eversholt Rail, Southeastern and Hitachi Rail are delighted to announce they have signed an agreement to upgrade the Class 395 Javelin trains that provide high speed services between London St Pancras and Kent.
The upgrade will future-proof the UK’s only very high speed passenger fleet, which has already delivered record levels of reliability, passenger satisfaction and a £1 billion boost to t
Hitachi Rail unveils cutting-edge battery hybrid train that will reduce emissions across Europe
Hitachi Rail’s new ‘Blues Train’, one of the most advanced trains in the world, was unveiled today (Wednesday 21st 2022) in Berlin at the world’s largest rail transport fair, InnoTrans. Built for Trenitalia, the cutting-edge battery hybrid train will reduce carbon emissions and fuel consumption by 50% and has the ability to arrive at and depart from stations completely under battery power.
Four years of record-breaking ScotRail and Hitachi Rail passenger service
ScotRail and Hitachi Rail today celebrated four years of Class 385 passenger service, which has delivered record reliability and shorter journey times for passengers on Scotland’s Central Belt.
Hitachi Rail schließt die Übernahme des Anteils von Bombardier Transportation an der Plattform des Hochgeschwindigkeitszugs ETR 1000 von Alstom ab
Hitachi Rail hat heute bestätigt, dass das Unternehmen die Übernahme der Rechte am geistigen Eigentum und der Geschäftsaktivitäten bezüglich de bisherigen Anteils von Bombardier Transportation zu den in Italien, Frankreich und Spanien eingesetzten Hochgeschwindigkeitszügen ETR 1000 von Alstom erfolgreich abgeschlossen hat.
Hitachi Rail finalise l’acquisition des activités de Bombardier Transportation pour la plateforme du train à grande vitesse ETR 1000 d’Alstom
Hitachi Rail a confirmé aujourd'hui avoir conclu avec succès l'acquisition auprès d'Alstom des droits de propriété intellectuelle et des activités commerciales liées à la contribution de Bombardier Transport aux trains à grande vitesse ETR 1000 exploités en Italie, en France et en Espagne.
Hitachi Rail completes acquisition of Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the ETR 1000 high-speed train platform from Alstom
Hitachi Rail today confirmed that it has successfully closed the acquisition from Alstom of intellectual property rights and business activities related to Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the ETR 1000 high-speed trains operating in Italy, France and Spain.
World first as high-speed trains wheel performance now digitally-monitored live
Hitachi Rail is installing its cutting-edge live monitoring solution across Great Western Railway’s high-speed fleet of 93 intercity trains, in a world-first for digital maintenance. This technology will boost fleet availability by over 100 days per year.
Intercity Express EMU3000 for the Taiwan Railways Administration receives one of the world’s most prestigious design awards
EMU3000, a rail train car manufactured by Hitachi Ltd. (“Hitachi”) for the Taiwan Railway Administration (“TRA”) has received one of the world’s most prestigious design awards, the “iF DESIGN AWARD 2022”, jointly with the TRA.