Hitachi Rail Europe selects MTU as preferred supplier of rail power packs for Hitachi Super Express

Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. and the Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH today announced that Hitachi chose MTU as preferred supplier for supplying 250 Powerpacks with 700kW engines of the type 12V 1600 R80L for the Hitachi Super Express Trains and servicing these for the duration of 27.5 years. The contract value exceeds EUR 200 million.