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Hitachi Rail Europe works with local partners to hold successful recruitment fairs attended by almost 2,000 visitors

Hitachi Rail Europe works with local partners to hold successful recruitment fairs attended by almost 2,000 visitors

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2015 12:00 GMT

Hitachi Rail Europe held two successful recruitment open days on February 5 and 7 at the Xcel Centre in Newton Aycliffe to highlight the variety of roles that will be available at its Rail Vehicle Manufacturing Facility, due to open this autumn.

Hitachi Rail Europe celebrates topping out at new Stoke Gifford Train Maintenance Centre

Hitachi Rail Europe celebrates topping out at new Stoke Gifford Train Maintenance Centre

Press Releases   •   Jan 23, 2015 12:00 GMT

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today celebrated the completion of the external building envelope at its Stoke Gifford Train Maintenance Centre currently under construction in South Gloucestershire, near Bristol. The brand-new facility will support and maintain the Class 800/801 trains the company is delivering through Agility Trains for the DfT Intercity Express Programme (IEP).

Hitachi Wins an Additional Order for 16 Tilting Rail Cars for Limited Express Service from the Taiwan Railway Administration of Taiwan

Hitachi Wins an Additional Order for 16 Tilting Rail Cars for Limited Express Service from the Taiwan Railway Administration of Taiwan

Press Releases   •   Jan 09, 2015 12:00 GMT

​Tokyo, Japan, January 9, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that it has won an additional order for 16 TEMU1000 tilting rail cars (two train sets) for a limited express service from the Taiwan Railway Administration (“TRA”) of Taiwan. The rail cars are to be delivered within the 2015/16 financial year, and scheduled to enter service from June 2016 onwards.

Hitachi Begins Shipment of Trains from Kasado Works for the UK Intercity Express Programme

Hitachi Begins Shipment of Trains from Kasado Works for the UK Intercity Express Programme

Press Releases   •   Jan 07, 2015 11:00 GMT

Hitachi, Ltd. announced today that it has begun shipment of the first completed pre-series Class 800 train unveiled in November 2014. The train has been produced for the UK Department for Transport’s Intercity Express Programme (IEP), and following its recent completion is now being shipped from Kasado Works in Kudamatsu City, Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Hitachi Rail Europe Selects Six Law Firms as Formal Legal Panel

Hitachi Rail Europe Selects Six Law Firms as Formal Legal Panel

Press Releases   •   Dec 10, 2014 10:33 GMT

Hitachi Rail Europe announced today that it has selected six firms to form its first legal panel for an initial period of two years.

Hitachi Unveils Train for the UK Intercity Express Programme

Hitachi Unveils Train for the UK Intercity Express Programme

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2014 00:05 GMT

Hitachi announced today that it has unveiled the first train being manufactured for the UK Department for Transport’s Intercity Express Programme (IEP). The order for these new trains was received back in July 2012 and the first pre-series models are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2014. They will then be shipped to the UK for test operations in the first half of 2015.

Hitachi Rail Europe Celebrates Topping Out of its Train Factory, Announces Establishment of UK Design Office in Newton Aycliffe

Hitachi Rail Europe Celebrates Topping Out of its Train Factory, Announces Establishment of UK Design Office in Newton Aycliffe

Press Releases   •   Oct 30, 2014 14:00 GMT

Hitachi Rail Europe celebrated the completion of the building envelope of its Rail Vehicle Manufacturing Facility in Newton Aycliffe. During the event, Keith Jordan announced that Hitachi had also established its UK Design Office in the new facility. The Design Office will initially comprise of 12 staff, with four Design Engineers already on board and more roles advertised on the Hitachi website.

Hitachi Rail Europe to provide new trains for Abellio franchise in Scotland

Hitachi Rail Europe to provide new trains for Abellio franchise in Scotland

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2014 16:00 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe is delighted that Transport Scotland has announced its intention to award Abellio the new ScotRail franchise. The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) will be a crucial part of the new franchise, and Abellio has confirmed that Hitachi Rail Europe is its preferred supplier of new rolling stock for the programme, subject to successful conclusion of negotiations.

Hitachi Rail hosts Supplier Award event at InnoTrans 2014

Hitachi Rail hosts Supplier Award event at InnoTrans 2014

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2014 00:01 BST

London, September 24, 2014 – Hitachi Rail today hosted an event at international transport trade fair InnoTrans in Berlin to celebrate its key suppliers to the Intercity Express Programme (IEP). The event was attended by the head of the UK Department for Transport’s Rail Executive, and representatives of over 30 international suppliers to the programme.

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for Yorkshire suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for Yorkshire suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 09, 2014 00:01 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it is working with over 30 UK-based suppliers to build trains for the first phase of train delivery for the Government’s Intercity Express Programme.

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for UK suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for UK suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2014 00:01 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it is working with over 30 UK-based suppliers to build trains for the first phase of train delivery for the Government’s Intercity Express Programme.

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for East Midlands suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for East Midlands suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2014 00:01 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it is working with over 30 UK suppliers to build trains for the first phase of train delivery for the Government’s Intercity Express Programme.

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for East of England suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for East of England suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2014 00:01 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it is working with over 30 UK suppliers to build trains for the first phase of the train delivery for the Government’s Intercity Express Programme.

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for London suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for London suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2014 00:01 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it is working with over 30 UK-based suppliers to build trains for the first phase of train delivery for the Government’s Intercity Express Programme.

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for North East suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for North East suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2014 00:01 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it is working with over 30 UK-based suppliers to build trains for the first phase of train delivery for the Government’s Intercity Express Programme.

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for North West suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for North West suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2014 00:01 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it is working with over 30 UK-based suppliers to build trains for the first phase of train delivery for the Government’s Intercity Express Programme.

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for South East suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for South East suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2014 00:01 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it is working with over 30 UK-based suppliers to build trains for the first phase of train delivery for the Government’s Intercity Express Programme.

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for South West suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for South West suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2014 00:01 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it is working with over 30 UK-based suppliers to build trains for the first phase of train delivery for the Government’s Intercity Express Programme

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for West Midlands suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Hitachi Rail Europe shows its firm support for West Midlands suppliers in building new Class 800/801 trains

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2014 00:01 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it is working with over 30 UK-based suppliers to build trains for the first phase of the Government’s Intercity Express Programme.

Hitachi on-board ETCS – Network Rail Contract Award

Hitachi on-board ETCS – Network Rail Contract Award

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2014 07:00 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe today announced that it has signed a contract with Network Rail for implementation of the European Train Control System on two Class 37 locomotives. The project work includes the design, vehicle modification, ETCS installation, testing and commissioning of Hitachi’s ETCS for West Coast Railways, for operational use on the Cambrian Line ERTMS in Wales.