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Karen Boswell, HRE Managing Director, receives OBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List - Recognition for contribution and services to rail industry

Karen Boswell, HRE Managing Director, receives OBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List - Recognition for contribution and services to rail industry

Press Releases   •   Jun 11, 2016 08:00 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. (HRE) is delighted to announce that Karen Boswell, Managing Director, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s June Birthday Honours List.

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Hitachi to Commence the Steps to Launch Mandatory Tender Offer

Press Releases   •   Nov 04, 2015 16:30 GMT

Rome, Italy, 2 November, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. informs that its (indirectly) wholly owned subsidiary, Hitachi Rail Italy Investments S.r.l., today acquired 80,131,081 shares of Ansaldo STS S.p.A. owned by Finmeccanica S.p.A. pursuant to the share purchase agreement entered into on February 24, 2015 with Finmeccanica S.p.A. and been entirely satisfied.

Closing Press Release: Sale of AnsaldoBreda and Ansaldo STS from Finmeccanica to Hitachi completed

Closing Press Release: Sale of AnsaldoBreda and Ansaldo STS from Finmeccanica to Hitachi completed

Press Releases   •   Nov 02, 2015 16:30 GMT

​Rome, Italy, 2 November, 2015 – Finmeccanica and Hitachi today announce the closing of transactions relating to the acquisition by Hitachi regarding the business of AnsaldoBreda S.p.A, with the exclusion of some revamping activities and certain residual contracts, and Finmeccanica’s entire economic interest in Ansaldo STS S.p.A., equal to approximately 40% of its issued share capital.

Hitachi Rail Europe Wins RailStaff Award for Depot Team of the Year

Hitachi Rail Europe Wins RailStaff Award for Depot Team of the Year

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2015 10:00 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. (HRE) is today celebrating winning the RailStaff Award 2015 for Depot Team of the Year.

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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.

 New High Speed Trains Confirmed For The South West

New High Speed Trains Confirmed For The South West

Press Releases   •   Jul 30, 2015 11:00 BST

London; 30 July, 2015 – UK rail customers are set to enjoy faster and more comfortable journeys between London and Cornwall from 2018 following Government approval for a deal between Hitachi Rail Europe and FirstGroup.

Hitachi Rail Europe Wins First Traffic Management Contract in UK

Hitachi Rail Europe Wins First Traffic Management Contract in UK

Press Releases   •   Jul 27, 2015 15:30 BST

London; 27 July, 2015 - Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) today held a ceremonial event at its Global Headquarters in London to mark the awarding and signing of the Thameslink contract for Traffic Management (TM) in partnership with Network Rail Infrastructure Limited (“Network Rail”).

Apprentices glimpse new commuter trains for Scotland

Apprentices glimpse new commuter trains for Scotland

Press Releases   •   May 28, 2015 12:00 BST

​ScotRail’s apprentices were introduced to the new fleet of Hitachi AT200 commuter trains, due to go into passenger service in Scotland from 2017. The event was held in Glasgow last week (Wed. 20).

GB Railfreight celebrates relationship with Hitachi Rail Europe by naming Class 66 locomotive

GB Railfreight celebrates relationship with Hitachi Rail Europe by naming Class 66 locomotive

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2015 16:00 BST

Melton Mowbray, April 27th, 2015 – GB Railfreight today celebrated its relationship with Hitachi Rail Europe by naming one its Class 66 locomotives ‘Inspiration Delivered’ at Network Rail’s Rail Innovation Development Centre (RIDC, formerly known as Old Dalby).

Hitachi Rail Europe named as FirstGroup’s preferred supplier to provide fleet of new AT300 trains for the South West

Hitachi Rail Europe named as FirstGroup’s preferred supplier to provide fleet of new AT300 trains for the South West

Press Releases   •   Mar 23, 2015 08:00 GMT

Hitachi Rail Europe announced today that it has been named by FirstGroup as preferred supplier, subject to contract, for the supply of 29 trains for the new First Great Western franchise, subject to approval by the Department for Transport.The 29 bi-mode AT300 trains would run primarily from London Paddington to Plymouth and Penzance, replacing 40-year-old High Speed Trains on the intercity route.

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 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 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.