Hitachi Class 395 Train Wins Rolling Stock Excellence Award

Hitachi Class 395 Train Wins Rolling Stock Excellence Award
February 12, 2010 2:05 pm | Last Update: August 10, 2015 2:12 pm

Japanese firm Hitachi’s unit Hitachi Rail Europe has won the Rolling Stock Excellence Award at the Eversholt Rail Group Rail Business Awards 2009 in London, for its Class 395 trains.

Operating at 140mph, the trains marked the introduction of UK’s first high-speed domestic rail service in December 2009.
The trains cut the central London–Kent journey to 37 minutes compared to an average of 80 minutes on existing mainline services.
The new service, delivered six months ahead of schedule, also allows passengers to reach cities like Canterbury and Folkestone from London in an hour.

Now in their 12th year, the Eversholt Rail Group Rail Business Awards recognise excellence in business, technology and engineering. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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