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Hitachi Rail will divest its mainline signaling businesses in France, Germany and Britain.
The two companies expect to receive clearance from the European Union for the deal early next month.
Hitachi Rail is launching several new automation and digitalization “innovations” and product improvements for freight and passenger railroads at Railway Interchange 2023, which is being held Oct. 1-4 in Indianapolis.
Hitachi Rail on Sept. 18 reported refiling its merger notification with the European Commission, which it said formally restarts the merger clearance process for acquiring Thales’s Ground Transportation Systems (GTS) in the European Union.
Britain’s rail regulator, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), says a remedy package proposed by Hitachi Rail under which it will divest certain business assets would satisfy concerns over future competition
The initial operating segment of Honolulu’s 20-mile, 21-station autonomous (driverless) Skyline, the first urban rail transit GoA4 (Grade of Automation) system in operation in the United States, opened for revenue service on
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is bringing wireless broadband to its Fleet of the Future cars. Also, the launch date has been announced for Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit’s (HART) long-awaited light metro service, as the 19th of 20 four-car trains arrive; and Chicago’s Metra breaks ground on its $14.5 million Homewood Station renovation project.
Giuseppe Marino has returned to Hitachi Rail after a four-year absence. He is based in the company’s London headquarters. Marino is tasked with “guiding expansion in North America, APAC (Asia-Pacific) and EMEA
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is phasing in new standard closed-end R211s from Kawasaki along New York City Transit’s (NYCT) A Line.