Trains

Alstom’s hydrogen trains enter passenger service in Lower Saxony

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A full tank provides Alstom’s hydrogen fuel cell trains with a 1,000-km range Alstom has premiered the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell train. The Coradia iLint, built by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany, is equipped with fuel cells which convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, thus eliminating pollutant emissions related to …

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Bombardier Transportation presents new battery-operated train

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Bombardier’s new battery train is the first like it to operate in Europe for 60 years Emission-free, energy-efficient and low-noise – the new battery-operated train from Bombardier Transportation, which has been introduced to the public for the first time, scores with these features. A group maiden voyage with the Bombardier …

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Hydrogen train gets the green light for commercial operation

A Coradia iLint train

Two Coradia iLint prototypes will enter pilot operation in the Elbe-Weser network in Germany Alstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, has been granted approval by the German Railway Office (EBA) for passenger service in Germany. On July 11, EBA president Gerald Hörster presented Alstom with …

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Bombardier wins 40-train contract from Västtrafik

Bombardier EMU slated for use by Västra Götaland.

Swedish regional transport operator places order with aircraft and transport manufacturer, with option to extend Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract with Sweden’s Västtrafik to supply 40 high-speed electric multiple unit (EMU) trains for use in the Västra Götaland region. The contract is estimated to be worth about 3.8 billion …

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Siemens-led consortium builds Copenhagen light rail

In a consortium with the general infrastructure contractor Per Aarsleff, Siemens has received an order to build a light rail system in Copenhagen, Denmark. Commissioning of the system is planned for 2024.

Siemens partners with general infrastructure contractor Per Aarsleff, with new line commissioning planned for 2024 Siemens has received an order to build a light rail system in Copenhagen, Denmark, from urban transport development company Greater Copenhagen Light Rail I/S. The contract includes 27 four-car Avenio trams, rail electrification, signaling, communication, …

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