New hydrogen trains could put an end to diesel


When the UK government cancelled its plans to electrify train lines
across Wales, the Midlands and the north of England, and cut back
on the Great Western rail network electrification, it brought a
premature end to a rail investment program once touted as the
biggest the country had seen since the Victorian era. But now
reports suggest the government and train manufacturers are hoping
there may be an alternative way to turn British railways electric:
hydrogen. Hydrogen trains have already replaced more polluting
diesel engines on a line in Germany, and some train companies think
the vehicles could be running in Britain…


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Source: FS – All Tech News
New hydrogen trains could put an end to diesel