Hitachi Europe launches European Rail Research Centre

LONDON, UK, October 10, 2012 – Hitachi Europe Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced that it has launched a European Rail Research Centre to support the global growth of Social Innovation Business. The European Rail Research Centre will be located within the Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. office in central London and will be part of Hitachi Europe’s Transportation Energy & Environment Research Laboratory, European Research Division.