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Andy Rogers: Innotrans Buzzword Bingo – Innovation

Andy Rogers: Innotrans Buzzword Bingo – Innovation

Blog posts   •   Sep 21, 2016 12:45 BST

Andy Rogers, Project Director for Hitachi Rail Europe, writes from Innotrans 2016

Hitachi Rail Europe reaches 1,000 employee landmark

Hitachi Rail Europe reaches 1,000 employee landmark

News   •   Sep 13, 2016 13:00 BST

Leading UK rail manufacturer Hitachi Rail Europe has reached the major milestone of employing 1,000 people across the UK.

Great Western Railway increases Hitachi Intercity fleet size with new multi-million pound order

Great Western Railway increases Hitachi Intercity fleet size with new multi-million pound order

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2016 09:30 BST

Great Western Railway (GWR) has confirmed it will order an additional seven bi-mode Intercity Express Trains as part of a new multi-million pound deal with Hitachi Rail Europe and its finance partner Eversholt Rail Group.

GWR unveils new Hitachi train in celebration of 175 years of first passenger service between Bristol and London

GWR unveils new Hitachi train in celebration of 175 years of first passenger service between Bristol and London

Press Releases   •   Jun 30, 2016 12:05 BST

Great Western Railway (GWR) will on Thursday 30 June unveil the first of a fleet of new Hitachi built trains as part of a special journey celebrating 175 years to the day since the very first train ran on the line between Bristol and London.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and UK Prime Minister David Cameron visit Hitachi Train Maintenance Centre

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and UK Prime Minister David Cameron visit Hitachi Train Maintenance Centre

Press Releases   •   May 05, 2016 18:11 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) was proud to host Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister David Cameron at its recently refurbished North Pole train maintenance centre in West London.

DCA and Hitachi win 2015 User-Centred Product Design Award for Class 800/801 train

DCA and Hitachi win 2015 User-Centred Product Design Award for Class 800/801 train

Press Releases   •   Oct 13, 2015 12:30 BST

DCA and Hitachi Rail Europe have won the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Stanley H. Caplan User-Centred Product Design Award 2015.

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Hitachi celebrates two successes at the National Rail Awards 2015 - Karen Boswell MD of Hitachi Rail Europe Wins Outstanding Personal Contribution in Rail

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2015 15:30 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. (HRE) is delighted in the success of Managing Director, Karen Boswell in winning the 2015 National Rail Award for Senior Outstanding Personal Contribution. At the same ceremony Hitachi Rail Europe Ashford Train Maintenance Centre was highly commended in the Maintenance Team of the Year category.

Hitachi brings rail manufacturing back to its British birthplace

Hitachi brings rail manufacturing back to its British birthplace

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2015 13:10 BST

​Newton Aycliffe, County Durham; 3rd September, 2015 - Hitachi Rail today celebrated the return of rail manufacturing to its British home in the North East, joining with key delivery partners at the official opening of a £82 million Rail Vehicle Manufacturing Facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

Rail Minister Claire Perry MP welcomes arrival of first Hitachi pre-series Class 800 train for Intercity Express Programme

Rail Minister Claire Perry MP welcomes arrival of first Hitachi pre-series Class 800 train for Intercity Express Programme

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2015 13:30 GMT

Hitachi Rail Europe, Wallenius Wilhelmsen, Hitachi Transport Systems and ABP join the minister in celebrating train arrival at Port of Southampton

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 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 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 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.