First of Nova 1, bullet train inspired fleet leaves Japan on its way to transform journeys in the North and Scotland
Press Releases • Apr 20, 2018 08:20 BST
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 • Nov 10, 2017 15:43 GMT
Today (Friday 10th November) the rail industry and politicians are gathering in Kent to celebrate ten years since Hitachi opened its high speed train depot. The event includes a speech by Damian Green MP for Ashford and the presentation of the statue crafted by local artist, Joel Tarr.
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 31, 2017 10:28 BST
Hitachi Rail, one of the largest builder and maintainer of trains in the UK, has launched a new national apprentice and graduate programme.
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 • Jul 26, 2017 08:55 BST
Hitachi’s new intercity trains, due to enter passenger service this autumn, have passed tests to run their digital technology required by the Department for Transport.
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.