Press Releases • Mar 20, 2018 18:05 GMT
Two brand new Hitachi test trains arrived at Teesport (Middlesbrough) today after completing a two-month journey from Japan*.
Press Releases • Feb 09, 2018 16:52 GMT
New Intercity Express Trains manufactured in Italy for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route (via Reading and Wiltshire) are to begin a rare journey across Europe
Press Releases • Dec 19, 2017 11:18 GMT
TransPennine Express customers are a step closer to experiencing brand new, high quality trains as Hitachi begins work an intercity fleet to start service in 2019.
Press Releases • Nov 20, 2017 15:00 GMT
The first of a seventy strong fleet of fully fitted electric trains is set to arrive in Scotland later this week as passenger service moves another step closer.
Press Releases • Oct 12, 2017 17:00 BST
Press Releases • Sep 07, 2017 13:39 BST
A new intercity train bound for passengers next year reached a major test milestone today as it reached Edinburgh station for the first time.
Press Releases • Aug 18, 2017 10:23 BST
Virgin’s state-of-the-art Azuma train has visited Scotland for the first time as part of plans to transform Edinburgh-London rail journeys.
Press Releases • Aug 09, 2017 09:33 BST
Passengers in the South West are a step closer to experiencing new trains as Hitachi begins testing the Class 802 fleet.
Press Releases • Jun 17, 2017 13:44 BST
The first Intercity Express Train bound for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route has now arrived in the UK
Press Releases • Jun 13, 2017 15:04 BST
Her Majesty The Queen has marked the 175th anniversary of the first rail journey made by a monarch, recreating the original journey made by Queen Victoria, before naming a new Intercity Express Train “Queen Elizabeth II” at Paddington Station today.
Press Releases • Feb 15, 2017 00:05 GMT
Passengers travelling towards Devon and Cornwall are one step closer to experiencing new trains as Hitachi Rail’s Italian factory receives bodyshells to start work. Hitachi’s UK manufacturing facility has already built its first train for Great Western Railway (GWR), which is due into passenger service later this year.
Press Releases • Feb 09, 2017 10:14 GMT
Set to inspire the next generation of rail workers, enthusiasts and the public on the latest innovations in high speed rail, Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) has donated a driver’s cab of the new intercity train to the National Railway Museum (NRM).
Press Releases • Dec 09, 2016 00:01 GMT
Hitachi Rail Europe today celebrates the first Intercity Express (IEP) train to be built in the UK at its manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. Hitachi will be joined by the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, Minister for Northern Powerhouse, Andrew Percy, and Ambassador of Japan in the UK, Koji Tsuruoka
Press Releases • Nov 17, 2016 10:30 GMT
Hitachi’s Intercity trains, bound for passenger service on the Great Western route from 2017, have begun testing digital technology designed to create extra capacity and relieve overcrowding on the country’s rail network.