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Hitachi Rail Class 385 electric trains connect two major Scottish cities on all lines

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The trains will replace diesel models running between Edinburgh and Glasgow New electric trains have now replaced ageing diesel trains on all five lines connecting Scotland’s capital and Glasgow. In an agreement between Hitachi Rail and Dutch public transport firm Abellio, which operates Scottish regional and commuter rail services franchise …

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Scotland to provide additional funds for low carbon programme

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The funding will be spent on electric buses and charging infrastructure Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a GBP16.7 million (US$21.4 million) of additional funding to help Scotland lead the way in transforming to a low carbon country. Last year’s Programme for Government committed to set ambitious targets to …

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Surf ‘n’ Turf hydrogen fuel cell unveiled in Orkney

Surf n Turf project. Credit: Colin Keldie / EMEC

The newly installed hydrogen fuel cell was launched at Kirkwall Pier. Surf ‘n’ Turf is led by nationwide charity Community Energy Scotland, working with project partners EMEC (the European Marine Energy Centre), Orkney Islands Council, Eday Renewable Energy, and ITM Power. The fuel cell is the final aspect of the …

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