Success of Hitachi Rail’s “tribrid” train demonstrates roadmap for decarbonisation across the continent
- First European fleet able to operate on battery, electric and diesel power completes phase one of roll out in Italy
- Twenty Masaccio trains, built for Trenitalia as ‘Blues’, have left Hitachi’s Pistoia factory and are operating on lines around Italy
- The technology is slashing carbon emissions and fuel costs by 50% and is compatible to run across Europe
Hitachi Rail has completed phase one of its production of ground-breaking battery Masaccio train at Hitachi Rail’s factory in Pistoia, near Florence, and are operating on routes across the length and breadth of Italy.