BRITISH train operator Great Western Railway (GWR) launched its new fleet of Hitachi class 802 bi-mode trains on August 17 with a media run from Penzance to Exeter.
TRENITALIA and Hitachi Rail Italy have signed a €1.6bn framework agreement for the supply of 135 new diesel-electric regional trains.
BOMBARDIER and Hitachi have filed proceedings in Britain’s High Court over Transport for London’s (TFL) decision on June 15 to award Siemens a £1.5bn contract to design and build 94…
ABELLIO ScotRail marked the launch of its new fleet of Hitachi class 385 EMUs on July 23 with an inaugural passenger run from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverley.
HITACHI Rail Italy (HRI) signed an €87m contract on July 16 to supply 12 Leonardo trains for use on Line 2 of the Milan Metro, in addition to the 60…
A new 15-year contract for the operation of regional train services in Lazio was signed on June 22 by the region’s president, Mr Nicola Zingaretti Trenitalia CEO and Mr Orazio…
JAPAN’s Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company has awarded Hitachi a contract to supply five six-car suburban EMUs for Tsukuba Express services on its 58km line from Tokyo’s Akihabara station to the…
TRANSMASHHOLDING, Russia, and Hitachi, Japan have agreed to set up a joint venture in Russia to produce traction inverters for passenger trains for Russia, central Asia and Europe.
HITACHI announced on April 20 that the first of 19 class 802/2 inter-city trains for First Group subsidiary TransPennine Express (TPE) has left the company’s Kasado plant in Japan on…
THE first set of CAF Mk5A coaches for British operator TransPennine Express (TPE) was unveiled to the media at the Velim test centre in the Czech Republic on April 12.
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