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Hitachi Opens First U.S. Train Plant to Build Metrocars in Miami
Hitachi Opens First U.S. Train Plant to Build Metrocars in Miami
From: Bloomberg
By: Chris Cooper
Date: 17/03/16

Hitachi Ltd. opened a train manufacturing plant in Miami, its first in the U.S., to build Metrorail vehicles for the area.

Hitachi Rail USA will build 136 cars at the factory to replace Miami-Dade County’s Metrorail fleet beginning this month, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement Thursday. The first new vehicles are scheduled go into service in late-2017, Hitachi said.

The Japanese maker of bullet trains, nuclear power stations and industrial machinery is expanding its overseas rail operations amid easing domestic demand as the population shrinks. The company bought the rail business of Italy’s Finmeccanica SpA and a stake in a signals affiliate last year and built a train factory in the U.K.

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