Germany: First fuel cell train takes up regular service
A hydrogen fuel cell train built by Alstom has taken up regular service in Germany – a world first, the company claims. They had tested the Coradia iLint since 2017 and the train is now ready to carry passengers across Lower Saxony as a regular service.Weiterlesen
Germany funds fuel cell train development with €12 millions
Siemens, Ballard Power Systems, and RWTH Aachen University will receive 12 million euros in funding through the German government. The partners are to develop efficient fuel cells for Siemens Mireo trains and want to put them in service by 2021.Weiterlesen
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