Topic: Hitachi Rail

Alstom transfers Zefiro high-speed trains to Hitachi

Alstom has agreed to transfer business activities of Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the V300 Zefiro very high-speed train to Hitachi Rail. This transaction was one of the European Commission’s condition for Alstom to acquire Bombardier...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

New UK operator Lumo starts services

New UK private operator Lumo has started its electric rail service on Monday. The trains run from London King’s Cross station to Edinburgh and back, and the first week is sold out completely. One of...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

ILSA awards Hitachi maintenance contract

New Spanish operator ILSA has signed a 30-year agreement with Hitachi Rail for the maintenance of ILSA’s 20 new ETR 1000 trains. Train maintenance will include predictive and corrective activities.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

ILSA starts homologation for Spanish debut

New Spanish high-speed operator ILSA started the process of homologation of their brand new fleet. The first ETR 1000, out of a fleet of 20, began the first stage of the process on the Figueras-Perpignan...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Over 400 battery trains could be introduced in UK

Two-thirds of the UK’s railway network is non-electrified. This creates great promise and demand for battery-powered trains. Hitachi Rail has estimated the potential of the British market at the level of more than 400 vehicles...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Five big signalling deals granted in UK

UK’s infrastructure manager Network Rail has chosen three contractors to improve the signalling systems in five regions. The entire value of the five deals is over 7 billion euros. They cover the Control Period 6...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Robroyston railway station

ScotRail adds 60th train station in Glasgow

UK’s railway operator Abellio ScotRail has added the new train station to its rail services in the Greater Glasgow area. Robroyston has become the 355th railway station in the company’s network and the 60th railway...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko