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RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2023 ISSUE: Technologies that leverage AI are improving the way railroads operate and maintain equipment and infrastructure.

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Hitachi Rail Unveils New Digital Product Suite

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.

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Hitachi Rail Refiles Thales Merger Notification (Updated)

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.

‘Skyline’ Opens in Honolulu

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

Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit on May 10 took delivery of the 19th of 20 four-car light metro trains from Hitachi. It is gearing up for a June 30 launch of the first 10.8-mile segment of its nearly 20-mile line. (HART Photograph)

Transit Briefs: BART, HART, Metra

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.

Marino Appointed Hitachi Rail Group CEO

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