TransPennine Express and Angel Trains orders 95 Inter City rail carriages from UK manufacturer Hitachi
Press Releases • Mar 31, 2016 14:33 BST
Thursday 31st March- The new TransPennine Express (TPE) franchise, operated by FirstGroup, is a step closer to delivering improvements in capacity, reliability and comfort having been given the go-ahead by government to complete a new rolling stock contract with Hitachi Rail Europe to supply 95 brand new, state of the art train carriages.
Press Releases • Mar 18, 2016 10:03 GMT
Livery and name for Virgin’s new fleet of East Coast trains unveiled for first time Azumas will revolutionise East Coast travel from 2018 Customers will experience faster journeys, quicker acceleration and better comfort
Press Releases • Mar 09, 2016 17:10 GMT
Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) celebrated International Women’s Day by holding a ‘Ladies Day’ recruitment event at their rail vehicle manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe on Tuesday, 8th March. The facility was opened by the Prime Minister in September last year.
Press Releases • Feb 10, 2016 14:30 GMT
• First glimpse inside Scotland’s new train - arriving autumn 2017 • Full size model of train interior opens for public viewing • Eight-carriage trains between Edinburgh – Glasgow by December 2018
Press Releases • Dec 09, 2015 12:00 GMT
Naples/Tokyo, 9 November, 2015 - Hitachi Rail Italy S.p.A.(HRI) today announced that it had won an order worth 190 million euro from Trenitalia to supply new Vivalto regional trains, for Trenitalia’s commuter service.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Press Releases • Aug 14, 2015 12:28 BST
Hitachi Rail Europe’s flagship Ashford Train Maintenance Centre, home of the iconic Class 395 fleet, has won a prestigious environmental award from Japan-based Hitachi Limited.
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.
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”).
Press Releases • Jun 18, 2015 12:00 BST
Ashford, Kent; 17th June, 2015 - Hitachi Rail Europe today hosted students from Bethnal Green Academy at the Ashford Train Maintenance Centre in Kent, to see at first-hand the work the company is doing to maintain the iconic Class 395 ‘Javelin’ trains serving High Speed 1 (HS1) and Kent.
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).
Press Releases • May 28, 2015 10:10 BST
The Hitachi Rail Europe new offices, accommodating 25 employees in the first instance and up to 50 at full capacity, were officially opened on May 5, 2015.
Press Releases • May 12, 2015 12:36 BST
In a global exclusive, Hitachi Rail Europe today released images of the conceptual train interior for its very high speed train at the UK’s flagship rail trade show - Railtex, Birmingham, 12th May, 2015.