Hitachi Rail is committed to driving the sustainable mobility transition and has a clear focus on partnering with customers to rethink mobility.

Its mission is to help every passenger, customer and community enjoy the benefits of more connected, seamless and sustainable transport.

With revenues of over €7bn and 24,000 employees across more than 50 countries, Hitachi Rail is a trusted partner to the world’s best transport organisations. The company's reach is global, but the business is local - with success built on developing local talent and investing in people and communities.

Its international capabilities and expertise span every part of the urban, mainline and freight rail ecosystems – from high quality manufacturing and maintenance of rolling stock to secure digital signalling, smart operations and payment systems.

Hitachi Rail, famous for Japan's iconic high speed bullet train, draws on the digital and AI expertise of Hitachi Group companies to accelerate innovation and develop new technologies. Hitachi Group is present in 140 countries with over 270,000 employees and global revenues of €54.55bn / ¥8,564 bn.

Welcome to Hitachi Rail

Originally set by Hitachi founder Namihei Odaira, the Hitachi Mission has been carefully passed on to generations of employees and stakeholders throughout the company's 110-year history.

Hitachi Rail is Driving the Mobility Transition - helping every passenger, customer and community enjoy the benefits of more connected, seamless and sustainable transport.

To contribute to society through the development of superior, original technology and products that power sustainable connectivity.

Wa (Harmony): We need to show respect to our colleagues, our suppliers, our clients and our stakeholders. We show respect to earn respect.

Makoto (Sincerity): We should act with integrity in all we say and do, this shows that we are sincere in holding to our stated values. We maintain fairness in all our dealings; our reputation is founded on how we go about our business.

Kaitakusha – Seishin (Pioneering Spirit): We lead with ambition, seeking new challenges; we are not afraid to be flexible and adapt to the changing needs of our business.

Our Values in Action