9 Search Results Found For: "azuma"


Hitachi Azuma Enters Service for LNER

16 May 2019

The cutting-edge Azuma trains, which Hitachi Rail has manufactured at its site in Newton Aycliffe, have entered service on the East Coast Main Line. The first Hitachi Azuma trains begin…

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Industry Insider Week 16 – 7 Must-Read Rail News Stories

21 Apr 2019

…the New Rail Link through the Alps, the 4-metre corridor and more. Read more | Swiss Railway Infrastructure Projects Progressing Well Policy A Hitachi Rail Class 800 Azuma at Gleneagles…

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Transport for the North Chief Executive Visits Hitachi Rail

17 Apr 2019

…investing in the engineers of tomorrow. A Hitachi Rail Class 800 Azuma at Gleneagles © Chris Watt Hitachi’s Newton Aycliffe facility opened in September 2015. The complex covers 31.5 acres…

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Scotland: Network Rail and Siemens Start Final Signalling Upgrades Phase

20 Sep 2018

…The fleets of passenger trains in Scotland are currently being updated with the introduction of LNER Azuma trains (Class 800 and Class 801), Class 365s and Class 385 vehicles.  …

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UK: Hitachi Opens New Building at Newton Aycliffe Manufacturing Facility

29 Aug 2018

…bullet-train technology in the design. It produced the Azuma fleet for the East Coast Main Line as part of the British government’s Intercity Express Programme. Ross Nagle, Chief Operating Officer…

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UK: Hitachi Building Azuma Trains for London North Eastern Railway

10 Aug 2018

Hitachi Rail Europe has started constructing a fleet of 65 Azuma trains for London North Eastern Railway (LNER) to operate on the East Coast Main Line. Azuma Bi-Mode Train (Class…

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New Lick of Paint for Virgin Trains’ Iconic Pendolino

18 Sep 2017

…a similar design to that on the new Azuma trains which will be introduced on its East Coast services from 2018. The unique new livery is named ‘flowing silk’ and…

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Hitachi Begins Work on Virgin Trains’ Azuma Fleet

08 May 2017

Work on Virgin Trains’ Azuma Fleet © Virgin Trains New Azuma Trains The Virgin Azuma will transform travel and customer experiences when it arrives on the east coast main line…

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UK: Hundreds of New Jobs Created to Maintain Pioneering Intercity Trains

11 Apr 2017

…Scotland. VirginTrains’ class 800 Azuma at Doncaster depot © Hitachi Rail Europe Doncaster Rail Depot Hitachi has invested £80m in the Doncaster site to create a facility that is clean,…

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