Hitachi Rail

[IT] Hitachi Rail in Italy receives bodyshells to start work on AT300’s for GWR

15th February 2017: New Hitachi trains for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route a step closer to entering service, as the assembly work on the new AT300 intercity trains has begun in Pistoia, […]

[IT] Where Japanese and Italian design meet: Mock-up of the “Rock”

Yes, in 2016 Hitachi Rail in Italy released the first design impressions of what will be the next generation of trains for regional transport in Italy. “Caravaggio” was the name […]

[UK] Angel Trains acquires AT300 for open-access operator Hull Trains

British open access rail operator Hull Trains, property of FirstGroup, has ordered five trainsets type AT300 from Hitachi Rail, funded through leasing company Angel Trains. The hybrid trains (diesel + […]

[UK] Angel Trains orders AT300 for TransPenine Express

On March 31, it was announced that leasing company Angel Trains ordered 19 hybrid trains for TransPennine Express (TPE). This service, run by FirstGroup, connect the north of England with Scotland. […]