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World first as entire city’s transport network is digitally connected with Hitachi’s new Smart Mobility suite

New mobile app allows passengers access to every mode of public transport in a city “hands-free”, using Bluetooth sensors to connect buses, trains and even funiculars. The 360Pass app gives users the ability to hire e-vehicles, pay for parking and identify e-mopeds. The cheapest possible fare automatically calculated at the end of each day based […]

Hitachi Rail and Tågåkeriet I Bergslagen AB partner to deploy ERTMS signalling technology to harmonise Scandinavian rail

Hitachi Rail and Tågåkeriet I Bergslagen AB partner to deploy ERTMS signalling technology to harmonise Scandinavian rail Hitachi Rail has signed a new contract to design and install the ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System) digital signalling technology on-board trains operated by Tågåkeriet I Bergslagen AB (also-called Tågab) in Sweden and Norway. The modernisation of […]

World first as high-speed trains wheel performance now digitally-monitored live

Hitachi Rail’s wireless monitoring will improve train availability and reduce bogie and wheelset maintenance downtime by 50% GWR fleet to be fitted with full-suite digital maintenance solution, which live monitors gearboxes, traction motors, bearings and wheels Hitachi Rail are presenting this solution at Rolling Stock Maintenance and Depot Optimisation Europe 2022 on 28th June Hitachi […]

HyperloopTT takes crucial step to reality with world-leading digital signalling and traffic management system, co-developed with Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail has customized its ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System) simulators for HyperloopTT’s technology Bringing signalling logics into the cloud can create a more reliable, sustainable and long-lasting system for capsules that will travel as fast as planes Collaboration will accelerate HyperloopTT’s commercialization timeline by utilizing current proven high-speed rail ERTMS logics instead of […]

New collaboration and AIP tender make driverless Metro smarter and more reliable

The Copenhagen Metro, Metro Service and Hitachi Rail have concluded a new digital asset management agreement that will run until 2027. Among the goals of the agreement are optimising maintenance and investments in rolling stock and infrastructure over the next 30 years. Purchasing an asset investment planning (AIP) tool is the next milestone, and the […]

New collaboration and AIP tender make driverless Metro smarter and more reliable

The Copenhagen Metro, Metro Service and Hitachi Rail have concluded a new digital asset management agreement that will run until 2027. Among the goals of the agreement are optimising maintenance and investments in rolling stock and infrastructure over the next 30 years. Purchasing an asset investment planning (AIP) tool is the next milestone, and the […]

Hitachi Rail announces location for new $70M factory to build railcars for the Washington metro region

Factory will employ up to 460 people, sustaining 1,300 jobs in the region with 60% of construction value spent in DC, Maryland and Virginia New state-of-the-art factory and test track will be built in Washington County, Maryland, and cover an area larger than five football fields Investment represents major expansion for Hitachi Rail in the […]

Hitachi Rail’s digital sensors to spot track faults, cut rail disruption and improve safety

Hitachi-Perpetuum is trialling technology in Scotland that brings track and train together digitally Successful trial could pave the way for smart mobility system that reduces passenger disruption and maintenance costs, while improving safety Network Rail, Porterbrook and ScotRail are enabling the development of cutting-edge digital technology in the UK Hitachi Rail and its subsidiary, Perpetuum, […]

Hitachi Rail to digitise Infranord’s yellow maintenance trains with on-board signalling system

Hitachi Rail has signed a contract to install new digital signalling technologies on board two yellow maintenance trains operated by Swedish rail maintenance company Infranord. The digitisation of these vehicles will help Infranord to better maintain rail infrastructure across the region. The trains, referred to as “Tb locos”, are used to safely and reliably maintain […]

Hitachi Rail to Supply 14 New Trains for Genoa Metro

Hitachi Rail will supply the Ligurian capital Municipality with 14 new generation trains equipped with the onboard systems necessary for the correct operation on the Genoa Network. The investment amounts to €70 million. The agreement was recently signed by AMT, acting on the basis of a mandate by the Genoa Municipality, beneficiary of the state […]