Hitachi and Bombardier to supply high-speed trains to Italy

Business / Corporate Jun 6, 2019

Hitachi and Bombardier to supply high-speed trains to Italy

Hitachi said Wednesday that it has signed a contract with Bombardier Transportation to jointly manufacture 14 high-speed trains for an Italian railway operator. Under the €575 million (¥69.9 billion) deal concluded with operator Trenitalia SpA, the major Japanese machinery-maker and Bombardier Transportation, an affiliate of ...

All aboard: the art of sampling Japan's railways

Music May 28, 2019

All aboard: the art of sampling Japan's railways

by Russell Thomas

In the rest of the world, trainspotting is something of a niche hobby, but in Japan it is much more mainstream. Combine a natural predilection for hobbies with a massive proliferation of railways and you naturally get train enthusiasts. It's easy to see why. Japan ...