Hitachi drops out of Thameslink competition

First Capital Connect artist's impression of how the next-generation Thameslink train might look inside.

UK: Hitachi Europe Rail Group confirmed on April 22 that it was pulling out of the bidding to supply commuter trains for Thameslink services through London. 'By doing so, the company is able to continue its focus on current and future commitments', said a statement from Hitachi.

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