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Hitachi Group

Message from the Company President

Rail Systems Company aims to accelerate its global reach based on technology developed in Japan which provides for safe and reliable rail transport. In many different areas of the railway business, we provide technology, products, systems and service which meet the needs of our customers and society. As rail is regaining momentum as an environmentally friendly means of mass transport, the demand for railway systems is increasing worldwide.
Our strategy is twofold: to reinforce our strong domestic businesses and to build upon our track record to expand our international businesses, focusing especially in countries such as China, the UK and the emerging countries. We aspire to contribute to society and continue to strive to win the satisfaction and trust of our customers as well as the public as the leading company in railway systems.

Kentaro Masai
President & CEO, Rail Systems Company

Business Overview


Rail Systems Company consists of two businesses: Rolling Stock Systems, which provides rolling stock, electrical components and maintenance services, and Rail Traffic Control Systems, which provides signalling and traffic management systems. As the only total railway systems integrator in Japan, Transportation Systems Company employs proven technology to build and maintain safe and reliable railway systems that ensure safety and comfort for all.

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