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.
Press Releases • Apr 10, 2017 01:00 BST
Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE), the company building and maintaining new intercity trains, is on schedule to employ 250 people at their newly built Doncaster depot.
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 • Feb 06, 2017 01:00 GMT
Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE), the company building and maintaining the new InterCity Express Trains to run on the Great Western route, is recruiting for 150 new roles at their Stoke Gifford depot.
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.
Press Releases • Nov 02, 2016 09:05 GMT
Passengers on the East Coast Main Line are to benefit from the arrival of five brand new Inter City trains, following completion today of a £60 million deal between FirstGroup and Hitachi Rail Europe, financed by Angel Trains.
Press Releases • Sep 07, 2016 12:50 BST
Hitachi Rail Europe has achieved a major milestone on behalf of the rail industry as it bids to create extra capacity and greater reliability for passengers on the UK’s congested rail network.
Press Releases • Aug 03, 2016 09:30 BST
Great Western Railway (GWR) has confirmed it will order an additional seven bi-mode Intercity Express Trains as part of a new multi-million pound deal with Hitachi Rail Europe and its finance partner Eversholt Rail Group.
GWR unveils new Hitachi train in celebration of 175 years of first passenger service between Bristol and London
Press Releases • Jun 30, 2016 12:05 BST
Great Western Railway (GWR) will on Thursday 30 June unveil the first of a fleet of new Hitachi built trains as part of a special journey celebrating 175 years to the day since the very first train ran on the line between Bristol and London.
Karen Boswell, HRE Managing Director, receives OBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List - Recognition for contribution and services to rail industry
Press Releases • Jun 11, 2016 08:00 BST
Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. (HRE) is delighted to announce that Karen Boswell, Managing Director, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s June Birthday Honours List.
Royal College of Art and Hitachi Rail Europe collaborate on design project for deep tube and high-speed trains
Press Releases • May 25, 2016 12:30 BST
Hitachi Rail Europe and the Royal College of Art (RCA) this week announced the winners of their latest vehicle design competition, in which students were asked to create new concepts for London’s deep tube and high-speed rail travel.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and UK Prime Minister David Cameron visit Hitachi Train Maintenance Centre
Press Releases • May 05, 2016 18:11 BST
Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) was proud to host Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister David Cameron at its recently refurbished North Pole train maintenance centre in West London.
TransPennine Express and Angel Trains orders 95 Inter City rail carriages from manufacturer Hitachi
Press Releases • Mar 31, 2016 14:33 BST
Thursday 31st March- The new TransPennine Express (TPE) franchise, operated by FirstGroup, is a step closer to delivering improvements in capacity, reliability and comfort having been given the go-ahead by government to complete a new rolling stock contract with Hitachi Rail Europe to supply 95 brand new, state of the art train carriages.
Press Releases • Mar 18, 2016 10:03 GMT
Livery and name for Virgin’s new fleet of East Coast trains unveiled for first time Azumas will revolutionise East Coast travel from 2018 Customers will experience faster journeys, quicker acceleration and better comfort