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England (UK): Hitachi named preferred supplier of AT300 trains !

AT300 trains (Hitachi Ltd)

AT300 trains (Hitachi Ltd)

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. has been named the preferred supplier of 29 trains for a key intercity route operated by First Great Western in the southwest of England. Read more from:



Corporate News: Hitachi’s rail business expansion in Europe

Hitachi's trains (source: Hitachi.com)

Hitachi’s trains (source: Hitachi.com)


Hitachi Ltd’s has agreed to buy the rail signaling business of Italy’s Finmeccanica SpA in its largest overseas purchase ever. It will boost the company’s European manufacturing base, following its previous rail business expansion in the UK.

Read: “Hitachi trains push into Europe to challenge Siemens, Alstom”


Read:  “Hitachi agrees to buy two Finmeccanica rail businesses”


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