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Waste Industrial Battery Take Back

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London Head Office: Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd, 7th Floor, 40 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1N 2PB

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Waste Industrial Battery Take Back

As a producer of industrial batteries under the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009, we Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd supply trains equipped with nickel-cadmium, nickel-metal hydride and lead-acid batteries.

We are obliged to take back waste industrial batteries supplied by ourselves to an end user, free of charge, for treatment and recycling. We are required to do this in any calendar year we place new industrial batteries on the market.

If any of our customers require us to take back industrial batteries fitted to Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd supplied trains, they should contact us at Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd, 7th Floor, 40 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1N 2PB or by phoning +44 (0)20 7970 2700. We will agree the necessary arrangements for the return, treatment and recycling of the waste industrial batteries.