The exclusive agreement between Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive Innovation will see the companies develop battery packs to power zero-emission trains and create a battery hub in the North East of England.
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Hitachi Rail's Class 803 trains will be fully electric, resulting in zero-emission intercity travel between London and Edinburgh.
Bombardier Transportation and Italy's primary train operator, Trenitalia, have signed a new contract for integrated logistics services to support the fleet of ETR500 very high-speed trains.
The UK Prime Minister has confirmed that HS2 will go ahead, with construction for Phase 1 from London to the West Midlands set to begin in April 2020.
First Trenitalia has awarded British-based train manufacturer Hitachi Rail a contract worth more than £350 million to provide and maintain 23 new InterCity trains for Avanti West Coast services.
With over 100 million passenger journeys in a decade and 48 million miles travelled collectively, Southeastern celebrates 10 years of high-speed train service.
Having started her career with Hitachi in 2015, Karen Boswell has seen the company go from strength to strength in employee numbers and revenue.
As delivery of new Hull Trains fleet looms, drivers embark on the next phase of training to ensure they are ready for the trains to be in public service.
Queues in stations could be a thing of the past with new smart ticketing technology which detects an app on individuals smart phones and charges them automatically.
Due to begin operation across the East Midlands network by 2022, the 33 new Hitachi trains will improve the passenger experience with more seats, more services, faster trains and better stations for passengers.
TransPennine Express (TPE) has officially welcomed the first of its brand new Nova 1 trains following formal acceptance from the Office of Rail and Road.
Chi Onwurah MP, has issued a rallying cry to the rail industry ahead of International Women in Engineering Day, stating that ‘more needs to be done to promote women in engineering and in rail more widely.’
Rio Tinto has been celebrating the successful deployment of AutoHaul™, the world’s first automated heavy-haul long distance rail network.
Hull Trains has released new images which show the production of its new £60 million fleet, set to be running on UK tracks by the end of 2019.
Hitachi Rail and Bombardier have bid for the £2.75 billion HS2 contract to build at least 54 new trains.