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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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Hitachi Rail Europe Celebrates Government Commitment to South Durham University Technical College

Press Releases   •   Aug 05, 2014 15:00 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe today welcomed the announcement by the Department for Education, approving the establishment of a University Technical College in South Durham. This will be the first UTC established in the North East and will be tasked with providing a technical and vocational STEM focused education to students interested in working in the engineering and advanced manufacturing sector.

Hitachi Rail Europe launches new train design heralding the future of commuter travel

Hitachi Rail Europe launches new train design heralding the future of commuter travel

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2014 16:00 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today revealed its newly designed AT200 commuter train to an audience of 200 rail industry representatives. A life-size replica of the new train design was on show in London, giving attendees a first glimpse of the future of commuting.

Hitachi Rail Europe celebrates progress on Stoke Gifford Train Maintenance Centre

Hitachi Rail Europe celebrates progress on Stoke Gifford Train Maintenance Centre

Press Releases   •   Jul 07, 2014 10:00 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe today celebrated progress being made on construction of the company’s new Train Maintenance Centre in Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire, where the superstructure of the main maintenance building nears completion. This represents a significant milestone in the £80 million facility development, which started back in August 2013 and is expected to be completed by end of 2015.

Landmark reached at Hitachi Rail Europe’s Newton Aycliffe factory as steel frame is erected

Landmark reached at Hitachi Rail Europe’s Newton Aycliffe factory as steel frame is erected

Press Releases   •   May 29, 2014 07:00 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today celebrated the construction of the steel frame at its Hitachi Rail Vehicle Manufacturing Facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. This represents a significant milestone in the £82 million factory development, which started in November 2013 and is expected to be completed by mid-2015.

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Mechan to supply both internal and external traversers for new Hitachi Rail Europe factory in Newton Aycliffe

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2014 07:00 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it has selected Sheffield-based Mechan to supply both the internal and external traversers for its new Newton Aycliffe factory. The factory is building the brand new high speed trains for the Intercity Express Programme (IEP).

Lucchini UK to supply wheelsets for new Hitachi Rail Europe Class 800 and 801 trains

Lucchini UK to supply wheelsets for new Hitachi Rail Europe Class 800 and 801 trains

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2014 07:00 BST

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. today announced that it has selected Manchester-based Lucchini UK to supply the wheelsets for the new Great Western Main Line (GWML) and East Coast Main Line (ECML) trains it is building for the Intercity Express Programme (IEP).