Tag: Trains

Dec 13, 2021 - 11:11 am

TfL bans scooters on public transport

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that all privately-owned electric scooters and unicycles, including those that can be folded or carried, will be banned on London’s transport network from Monday 13 December.

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Nov 29, 2021 - 02:26 pm

German rail operator DB Regio orders 44 BEV trains

DB Regio has ordered 44 battery-electric multiple units of the type ‘Flirt Akku’ from Stadler for use in the Pfalz network. From December 2025, the first of the 44 multiple units are to go into passenger service on eight routes and replace the diesel trains currently in use by the end of 2026.

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Nov 16, 2021 - 02:17 pm

Zero-emission trains for Brandenburg

The Berlin-Brandenburg region will get its first zero-emission regional trains from December 2024. Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn (NEB) has just ordered 31 two-car battery trains of the type Mireo Plus B from Siemens Mobility. In May this year, NEB already announced plans for six hydrogen trains and associated infrastructure along the RB27 regional railway line – also […]

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Oct 18, 2021 - 02:04 pm

Ballard & Forsee announces fuel cell partnership

Fuel cell specialist Ballard Power Systems and battery manufacturer Forsee Power have agreed on a strategic partnership to jointly develop integrated fuel cell battery solutions for heavy-duty mobility applications such as buses, trucks, trains and ships.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 02:46 pm

Alstom debuts battery-electric train in Germany

A battery-electric train by Alstom has completed its maiden voyage on a rail route in Saxony, Germany. The prototype train developed together with TU Berlin started on a roundtrip in the city of Chemnitz. Electric trains of this type are scheduled to go into passenger service from December 2021.

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Aug 13, 2021 - 02:12 pm

Technotrans to deliver battery cooling systems for trains

Technotrans, the technology and services group based in Sassenberg in Münsterland, has been awarded two follow-up contracts in the field of electrified rail transport. More than 100 battery cooling systems are to go to two battery manufacturers, the order volume is in the seven-figure range.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 12:14 pm

Skeleton to supply ultracapacitors to CAF

Skeleton Technologies has signed a contract with CAF Power & Automation, a manufacturer of power supply solutions for the railway industry. Skeleton will supply ultracapacitors that will be integrated into CAF’s OESS (On Board Energy Storage System) for trams.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 02:25 pm

Leclanché announces new lithium battery module

Swiss battery manufacturer Leclanché has developed a new generation of lithium-ion modules for energy-intensive electrified transport applications on road, rail and water, while inaugurating a new production line for large-scale module manufacturing in Switzerland.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 02:32 pm

Hyperdrive & BorgWarner Gateshead acquired by Turntide

UK battery manufacturer Hyperdrive Innovation and EV tech firm BorgWarner Gateshead have been acquired by the Silicon Valley-based electric motor developer Turntide Technologies. Turntide will establish operations in Gateshead, England, marking the beginning of a multi-year investment in the region.

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May 5, 2021 - 01:47 pm

Fraunhofer IFAM is developing hydrogen trains

Fraunhofer IFAM is working with partners on a new approach to increasing the range and comfort of fuel cell-powered trains. The central idea here is to effectively utilise the fuel cell waste heat for temperature control of the vehicle interior.

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Apr 16, 2021 - 01:19 pm

ABB equips electric trains by Stadler in Germany

ABB has become the partner of choice for Stadler Germany, a train maker currently working to deliver battery-electric trains for regional and underground trains in Schleswig Holstein and Berlin. ABB will deliver traction converters and battery system to recharge electric locomotives running through the coastal state and on the underground in the German capital.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 04:26 pm

Hydrogen fuel cell rail project takes off in Europe

The EU project FCH2RAIL (Fuel Cell Hybrid Power Pack for Rail Applications) with partners from Belgium, Germany, Spain and Portugal is developing and testing a new zero-emission train prototype. Key to the idea is a combination of electricity from overhead wires with a fuel cell power pack.

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Feb 8, 2021 - 06:50 pm

Bombardier converts five trains to zero-emission

Bombardier will convert five of its diesel-hybrid trains to purely electric operation through a combined battery and overhead line operation by 2023. Bombardier was recently acquired by the Alstom group and supplied the hybrid trains it will also now convert for the French railway company SNCF.

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Jan 16, 2021 - 07:36 pm

Germany tasks TÜV with finding standards for H2 trains

TÜV Rheinland InterTraffic has been commissioned to develop a standard for hydrogen applications in rail vehicles. Until now, authorities have had to rely on technical regulations and standards from the automotive industry for conformity assessments.

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Nov 16, 2020 - 11:09 am

Cummins to build fuel cell system plant in Germany

The US company Cummins has announced the opening of a new plant in the German city of Herten, which will initially focus on the assembly of fuel cell systems for Alstom hydrogen trains. The plant is scheduled to start operations in July 2021.

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May 11, 2020 - 08:12 pm

ABB to supply electric train tech to Stadler

ABB has received orders worth more than $180 million (about €166M) from rail vehicle manufacturer Stadler to supply traction and battery technology for more than 160 trains and locomotives in Europe and North America.

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Mar 17, 2020 - 01:55 pm

Siemens to deliver 20 battery-electric trains

The Baden-Württemberg State Railway Authority (SFBW) has ordered 20 Mireo Plus B battery-electric trains from Siemens Mobility. The trains, which will be used around Ortenau, are scheduled for delivery by December 2023.

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Feb 5, 2020 - 02:30 pm

11 Alstom battery-electric trains for Germany

In Germany, on behalf of two transit agencies, Alstom will manufacture, supply and maintain eleven Coradia Continental battery-electric trains for regional transport on the Leipzig-Chemnitz line by 2032. The order volume is worth around 100 million euros.

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Jan 24, 2020 - 12:50 pm

Toshiba to build hybrid trains for DB Cargo

DB Cargo is procuring 50 hybrid locomotives from Japan’s Toshiba to replace existing diesel locomotives. In addition, Deutsche Bahn’s freight unit is leasing another 50 of Toshiba’s hybrid locomotives.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/01/20/ballard-receives-order-for-train-fc-module/
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