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September 1, 2015
London, September 1, 2015 --- The Railway Engineering Company Ltd. ("TRE") today announced the change of its corporate name to Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe Ltd. ("Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe"). To expand traffic management and information control systems business, the new organisation brings together the products and experience of TRE with advanced traffic management and information control products from Hitachi, Ltd. and reinforced the company structure by integrating engineers of related organisations.
Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe continues to deliver from the Bradford on Avon HQ, as well as offices in Plymouth and a newly-opened traffic management system integration centre in Derby in July, 2015.
The company provides simulators, modelling and automatic route setting systems as well as supply, integration and support services for the traffic management systems. Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe is working closely with Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. on a traffic management contract for Thameslink.
The senior executive team at Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe is Tim Gray, who is appointed at Managing Director, and Andy Lumby who becomes Chief Operating Officer. Executive Chairman is Susumu Hasegawa.
Tim Gray, said:
"We are pleased to enter a new phase of business growth under the Hitachi name. Hitachi's reputation for quality and reliability is important and we look forward to collaborating with our industry partners in the increasingly digital railway."
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society's challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2014 (ended March 31, 2015) totaled 9,761 billion yen ($81.3 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes power & infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, healthcare and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.
Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe was formally known as The Railway Engineering Company Ltd. (TRE). TRE was acquired by Hitachi Ltd in December, 2012 and is a UK-based provider of software products for railway signalling and operations, including simulators and automatic route setting systems. The new company will also be the integrator of traffic management systems for the UK and European market, working closely with Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. For more information about the company, please visit: www.hitachi-infocon.com.