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Germany unveils worlds first zero-emissions hydrogen-powered passenger train

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 25, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Sep 24, 2016

French company Alstom unveiled the first-ever passenger train powered completely by hydrogen at this week’s Berlin InnoTrans trade show. The hydrogen train or “hydrail” will be put into service on Germany’s Buxtehude-Bremervörde-Bremerhaven-Cuxhaven line in Lower Saxony by December 2017. After two years in development, the "Coradia iLint" train offers a zero-emissions alternative to Germany’s existing fleet of diesel trains, thanks to a roof-mounted tank of hydrogen fuel. The...






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