Building Britain’s bullet trains – Bombardier Transportation and Hitachi Rail confirm joint venture for HS2 bid
Press Releases • Jul 04, 2018 09:59 BST
In a landmark day for the UK rail sector two international giants - that employ over 5,000 people in Britain - have confirmed they intend to submit a joint bid to design, build, deliver a fleet of bespoke state-of-the-art high speed trains for HS2.
Press Releases • Jul 02, 2018 10:27 BST
Scotland’s new electric commuter trains (Class 385s) passed an important milestone ahead of starting passenger service on the Central Belt, including the Edinburgh-Glasgow line, this summer.
Press Releases • Jun 22, 2018 09:43 BST
The front carriage of a new Azuma train has arrived at Newcastle’s Discovery Museum as part of the Great Exhibition of the North (22 June – 9 September).
Press Releases • Jun 11, 2018 15:42 BST
The first of TransPennine Express’s new Nova 1 trains completed its two month journey from Japan today, arriving at the Port of Southampton today, Monday 11th June 2018.
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.