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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. The contract value
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 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'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 $883m Line 3 project will also include 14 new stations when it opens in mid-2025.
Hitachi-Bombardier partnership celebrates 10 years delivering Europe’s fastest high speed train
@HitachiRailENG @BombardierRail are celebrating a decade of working together to deliver the ETR 1000 - a transformational train setting new standards in comfort, reliability and positive economic benefits
Hitachi and Bombardier awarded contract to supply 23 very high-speed Frecciarossa trains to Trenitalia for operation by ILSA on routes in Spain
Hitachi Rail SpA and Bombardier Transportation announced today that they have signed a contract with Italy’s primary train operator Trenitalia to supply 23 Frecciarossa 1000 very high-speed (VHS) trains for the new Intermodalidad de Levante (ILSA) rail operation, a joint venture established by Trenitalia and Operador Ferroviario de Levante SL. The contract value is around 800 million euro ($ 943 m
Hitachi Rail 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.
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
HS2: Hitachi and Bombardier bid to build trains
Two UK-based rail giants have submitted a ‘Great British’ train proposal to High Speed Two (HS2) that would be the most advanced, customer-oriented train ever to run in the UK.
Hitachi and Bombardier will supply 14 very high-speed Frecciarossa 1000 trains to Italy
Hitachi Rail SpA and Bombardier Transportation, in a partnership expected to involve company participation of 60% and 40% respectively, will supply 14 Frecciarossa 1000 (also known as ETR 1000) very high-speed trains to Trenitalia (Italian Railways), as well as a ten years maintenance service agreement for the new trains.
LNER Azuma trains launch on iconic east coast route
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has confirmed the company’s first world-class Azuma train will enter passenger service on the iconic East Coast route tomorrow, Wednesday 15 May 2019, from London King’s Cross to Leeds, West Yorkshire.
FirstGroup and Hitachi announce new partnership for high speed trains linking London to Edinburgh
A new high-quality, low fare rail link between London and Edinburgh has come a step closer for customers with news that FirstGroup has confirmed an order for five brand new AT300 125mph intercity electric trains and ongoing maintenance, following completion yesterday of a £100 million deal for the trains between FirstGroup and Hitachi Rail, financed by Beacon Rail.
LNER announces date for new Azuma trains entering service
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is pleased to announce new Azuma trains will enter into service on 15 May, 2019.
Hitachi Rail Italy signed a contract worth 87 million Euros for further 12 Leonardo trains for Milan metro.
Hitachi Rail Italy signed a contract worth 87 million euro for the supply of 12 Leonardo metro trains, destined for Milan Metro Line 2. These units are in addition to the 60 trains already ordered by Azienda Trasporti Milanesi (ATM) as part of a framework agreement entered into in 2012.
Rock: the New Trenitalia Regional Train leaves Hitachi Rail factory of Pistoia
The first train begins technical tests for homologation Commercial service is due to start in spring 2019 First deliveries: 39 trains to Emilia–Romagna, 47 to Veneto, 28 to Liguria, 4 to Tuscany
Hitachi Rail Italy awarded EUR 50 million contract to supply eight new driverless trains for M1/M2 lines of Copenhagen Metro, Denmark
Hitachi Rail Italy today announced that it has signed a contract with Metroselskabet, a partnership of the municipality of Copenhagen, the Danish Government and the city of Frederiksberg, for the supply of eight driverless trains for the M1/M2 lines of the Copenhagen Metro. The contract was signed on 7th March and has a value of approximately EUR 50 million.