Tokaido Shinkansen N700S high speed train

Major contract for Hitachi to build high-speed trains

A Tokaido Shinkansen N700S high speed train. Hitachi Rail / Central Japan Railway Company

Hitachi Rail will manufacture 12 high-speed trains for the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation, the Japanese company recently announced. The contract carries a value of 124 billion yen, or around 830 million euros. First deliveries are scheduled for 2026.

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Author: Nick Augusteijn

Former Chief Editor of RailTech.com

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