The news that FirstGroup has procured Hitachi’s latest AT300 125mph intercity electric trains confirms that the new high-speed service will be going ahead.
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Overall, TransPennine Express is introducing three fleets of new trains, altogether providing 13 million extra seats per year between major cities across England and Scotland.
TransPennine Express customers are a step closer to experiencing brand new, high quality trains as Hitachi begins work on an intercity fleet to start service in 2019…
Great Western Railway’s brand new Intercity Express Train has carried passengers for the first time, marking the next stage in the biggest fleet upgrade on the Great Western in 40 years.
Passengers in Scotland are a step closer to the arrival of new ScotRail Alliance trains, as the next phase of testing begins in Germany.
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.
Hitachi has begun testing the Class 802 fleet, with the first of Great Western Railway’s Intercity Express Trains for Devon and Cornwall carrying out test runs in Somerset, between Bruton and Cogload.
See the time lapse video, produced by Volker, of the new train depot in Doncaster being built.
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.
9 August 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Great Western Railway (GWR) has announced it will order a further seven bi-mode Intercity Express Trains from Hitachi Rail Europe and its finance partner Eversholt Rail Group.
30 June 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Great Western Railway (GWR) unveils a new fleet of Hitachi intercity trains as part of celebrations marking 175 years since the first train ran on the line between Bristol and London.
1 April 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Hitachi Rail Europe has revelled it will supply 95 AT300 ‘Inter City’ trains to TransPennine Express as part of FirstGroup’s TransPennine Express new franchise investment plan.
11 February 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
A life-size model displaying the interior of new electric trains for ScotRail has been unveiled at Edinburgh Waverley station...
10 December 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Trenitalia has awarded Hitachi Rail Italy a €190 million contract to supply new Vivalto regional trains for Trenitalia’s commuter service.
3 November 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Hitachi has announced the acquisition of AnsaldoBreda S.p.A from Finmeccanica and its 40 percent share in Ansaldo STS S.p.A.