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Breeze hydrogen train, source: Alstom

New boost for British hydrogen train programme

The British hydrogen train programme received a new financial impetus. Eversholt Rail and Alstom will jointly invest an additional 1.1 million euros in the project. Britain’s first hydrogen train nicknamed as the Breeze is expected...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RailFreight China

RailFreight China goes live

Since today, 17 July, the Chinese version of the website is live: RailFreight.cn. Since the launch of RailFreight.com in 2016, the website has been expanding to bring news about the international rail freight industry to...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Deutsche Bahn increases high-speed fleet

30 new high-speed trains will be introduced by Deutsche Bahn in 2022. As a result, the company’s high-speed fleet will increase by 20 per cent. The German operator has also secured an option for 60...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Over 400 battery trains could be introduced in UK

Two-thirds of the UK’s railway network is non-electrified. This creates great promise and demand for battery-powered trains. Hitachi Rail has estimated the potential of the British market at the level of more than 400 vehicles...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
HydroFLEX Class 319 hydrogen train, source: Porterbrook

Hydrogen trains a viable option for Britain

The Railway Industry Association (RIA), an alliance of British rail suppliers, has called on the government to support and invest in hydrogen trains as a viable option for the country’s network. The trade group also...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

First ICNG train already in Netherlands

Dutch railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen has received the first Intercity Next Generation train. It will be tested on several routes across the Netherlands. This type will be introduced on the Dutch network starting from 2021.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Another CRRC’s success in Europe

No sooner had China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation completed the deal with Vossloh Group than it achieved another success in Europe. CRRC Tangshan, a part of the Chinese manufacturing state-owned holding, has won the procurement...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Coradia iLint hydrogen train

Alstom develops hydrogen train for Italy

After successful tests in Germany and the Netherlands, Alstom plans to develop a hydrogen-powered train for Italy. To this end, the French manufacturer has joined forces with Snam, a major Italian energy infrastructure company. In...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
The train wash in Tłuszcz, source: Koleje Mazowieckie

Washing trains with solar energy

As the Polish railway operators invest in the new fleet, they increasingly focus on the construction of new washing facilities. Some companies, such as Koleje Mazowieckie, implement energy-saving technologies in this area.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko