Hitachi Rail Aims to Improve America’s Rail Network

Hitachi Rail is displaying a series of new products aimed at freight railroads and passenger rail operators at the Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc. (RSSI) C&S Exhibition this week.

The new offerings demonstrate Hitachi Rail’s commitment to being a full-service provider and include its improved Model 95-E gate crossing mechanism, a new Vital Onboard Train Control platform, an advanced ViPro® Vital Processor and new signal design and material packages.

Hitachi Rail
Hitachi Rail

The improved Model 95-E gate crossing mechanism features a new electronic control module and dustless motor technology that eliminates maintenance problems, while the new signal design and material packages have been specifically designed to provide engineering services and turnkey wired signal houses for wayside signalling and crossing locations.

Hitachi Rail’s new Vital Onboard Train Control platform has been designed for current train control applications and future applications in both freight and passenger, while the ViPro Vital Processor combines core train control capabilities with next-generation communications, monitoring and analytics.

Jason White, Executive Officer, Hitachi Rail Americas, said:

“This is a hugely exciting time for the US transportation industry, and at Hitachi Rail we’re focused on enabling the next rail railroad revolution. Freight railroads are essential to the North America transportation network, and these new technology products and solutions aim to improve their reliability, safety and performance.

“Hitachi Rail is advancing its offer in the freight and transit sector, and I’m looking forward to talking to customers about how our innovations can help further the success of their businesses.”


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