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Hitachi Rail SpA

Hitachi Rail SpA is specialized in the manufacture of technologically advanced rolling stock.

Hitachi Rail SpA


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Created by the evolution of AnsaldoBreda, the most important Italian brand with more than 160 years of history in the rail and metro sector, previously Hitachi Rail Italy, today Hitachi Rail Spa has a wide range of products, ranging from high speed to driverless metros.

Among these the best known is the ETR1000, developed in partnership with Bombardier, the very high speed train capable of reaching 350 km/h on the rail network and currently in operation in Italy for FSI-Trenitalia customer.

In the segment of local public transport Hitachi Rail SpA is the world leader for the driverless metros, holding about the 30% of the world market.

In the field of regional trains Hitachi Rail manufactures the Vivalto, successful example of double-deck vehicle and operating in most of Italy, and the TSR, high-capacity train in operation in Lombardy.

Hitachi Rail is present in many countries of the world, among which - beyond Italy of course - in the Far East and in USA.

Our Mission

  • Carrying an increasing number of passengers
  • Increasing the frequency and the speed of service
  • Ensuring an optimal configuration of the interiors developing cars with greater capacity
  • Thinking about the comfort and the safety of passengers, to the ease of access and movement

Are just some of the many principles behind the creation of Hitachi Rail vehicles.