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Hydrogen Trains in UK: Alstom’s Emission-Free Innovation

Here’s an article posted in Reuters that talks about the replacement of diesel locomotives with Hydrogen in the UK by 2022.

According to the article,

  • Hydrogen trains to replace diesel-powered railway locomotives
  • Hydrogen offers an emission-free, quiet alternative
  • Alstom created the first fully hydrogen-fueled passenger train route in Germany
  • Trains have a hydrogen tank with a range of 1,000 kilometers and a maximum speed of 140 km/h
  • Hydrogen trains could be running in Britain as early as 2022

Interestingly, we have some other posts related to this content:
Green Hydrogen Locomotive Design by SERA: Sierra Northern Railway unveils hydrogen-powered switching locomotive to reduce emissions, backed by $4m funding from California Energy Commission. Ammonia-Hydrogen Engine by Deutsche Bahn and Fortescue: Green Railways Deutsche Bahn and Fortescue are experimenting with an ammonia-hydrogen engine based on a modified diesel engine to utilize green ammonia and hydrogen.

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