HS1 Southeastern train

HS1 shares first results from harvesting brake energy from trains

Potential annual energy savings are in the range of 1.7 million pounds. Southeastern

Recuperated brake energy trains on the UK’s high-speed line HS1 can power more than 375 homes on an annual basis. That’s the conclusion on the part of HS1, the company operating the high-speed line, following an analysis of the first six months of using regenerative braking technology.

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Author: Nick Augusteijn

Former Chief Editor of RailTech.com

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