Topic: Battery

SunTrain could decarbonise America

A Californian start-up company has found a novel way to bring renewable energy to consumers by using existing infrastructure. The whole concept depends on exploiting the versatility of rail freight. SunTrain intends to transport generated...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Retrofitted hydrogen CAF train starts test runs

Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF has started dynamic track testing of their retrofitted Renfe Civia hydrogen-battery train for the FCH2Rail project last week. The European project Fuel Cell Hybrid PowerPack for Rail Applications works on...Read more
|1 comment|author: Esther Geerts

UK’s train battery programme criticised

The UK train battery programme is running out of juice, according to the House of Lords. While rail is being urged to decarbonise, the upper house of the UK parliament has criticised the government for...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Adif awards contract for back-up batteries

Spanish infrastructure manager Adif has awarded the supply of batteries for Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS) to Veolia. The contract includes the delivery of batteries as back-up power for both the conventional and high-speed ​​networks, and...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts