Message of Chief Executive Officer

Dear Stakeholder,

This has been an important year for Hitachi Rail STS, as we achieved further success around the world winning and delivering new projects. I am extremely proud of the high-quality mobility solutions we provide to our customers to meet the meta-trend challenges of environmental change and increasing urbanization.

This capability has enabled us to expand our business to become one of the leading full line-up players in rail globally.

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Andrew Barr

Chief Executive Officer
Hitachi Rail Group

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Our Company

Hitachi Rail STS is active around the world as a contractor and supplier of railway turnkey services and solutions, and it builds large projects for mass transit, passengers and freight operators. Hitachi Rail STS also boasts significant long-term experience in the high-speed sector as both a supplier and integrator of all the sub-systems: interoperable signalling systems, telecommunications, electric power supply, on-board equipment and integration, electrification and wayside equipment.

Sustainability for Hitachi Rail STS

Our Think responsibly and Act sustainably initiative is at the heart of the way we design and plan our products, and defines the solutions we develop with our partners and deliver to customers.

This Matrix represents the Hitachi contributes on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of UN Agenda 2030. SDGs are positioned in relation with the contribution of Hitachi Rail STS to their realization and their materiality for Company’s stakeholders. Click on SDGs icons to discover the material topics related with each one of them and to learn more about our performance. Moreover, SDGs are connected to the respective strategic areas which they refer, visualized next to the Matrix.

Performance highlights *


total energy consumption


emission intesity of green house gases
(tCO2e/mln € revenues)


total electricity consumption


water withdrawel


total waste recycled


injury frequency index


injury severity index


quality and HSE training hours


of employees hired with open-ended contracts


total hours of training


average hours of training per person


R&D invested mln € directly ascribed to profit & loss

* Data referring to the period 31.03.2018 – 31.03.2019