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Our news page includes the latest HICSE team updates plus UK railway news, views and insights from rail industry leaders.
Supporting local charity – Hitachi supports the Alex Moulton Charitable Trust
Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe (HICSE) are delighted to support The Hall (Alex Moulton Charitable Trust) in Bradford on Avon - a great local venue and charity. In September HICSE were able to fund the new ticket sales office and we were invited along to open this and to have a tour of the house […]
Atkins Ltd are the primary contractor for a major Network Rail upgrade project on the Feltham & Wokingham signalling system. Both areas were last re-signalled in 1974 and the infrastructure is now suffering from severe degradation, obsolescence and unreliability. The Feltham and Wokingham Resignalling Programme (FWRP) comprises of the total restoration of the signalling systems […]
Written by Mel Sutcliffe On Wed 3rd March I attended a virtual ‘Engineering Change’ webinar, hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering. This purpose of this event was to explore diversity issues and their implications for engineering and the wider world and opened with a welcome from Dr Hayaatun Sillem, the CEO of the Royal Academy […]
News Written by Stuart Crabtree, Assistant Accountant After completing my A-levels in Geography, Economics and Physics, unlike most of my peers, I decided that I did not want to go to university. I then began delving into my options to gain further qualifications whilst gaining work experience, and an Apprenticeship seemed to […]
Written by Matthew Diggle, Engineering Manager Avid readers of the HICSE website may remember that I have done some work with the Morning Star Trust sailing charity in the past, supported by Hitachi’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme. One of the things that the Morning Star Trust does is run Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme expeditions […]
News Lottie has visited the office of Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe (“HICSE”) in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire on several occasions, but what a different experience she had this year! The last occasion Lottie came to spend time with us was 12 months ago when, amongst other things, she visited our local railway […]
Supported by Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe (HICSE), the Wiltshire Music Centre based in Bradford on Avon, hosted their annual My Science Fair event. The idea is to attract school children to music and science and it resulted in over 900 people attending the one day event. The event consisted of performances, demonstrations, team workshops […]
New West Midlands Training Facilities Help Develop Railway Signallers For The Future
New training facilities have opened in the West Midlands to train railway staff to keep the rail network running safely. The signalling simulators, which reflect real-life scenarios faced on the railway every day, have been installed at Walsall training centre and Birmingham’s New Street signal box. They are already being used to deliver Network Rail’s […]
Hitachi is pleased to announce the opening of its new offices in Bradford on Avon Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe (HICSE), a supplier of innovative software solutions to the global rail industry, is relocating on 16 December 2019, to new offices located less than a mile away from its current premises. One of Bradford on […]