Topic: Hybrid

New locomotive leasing company Nexrail joins EU market

Nexrail will focus on providing innovative, sustainable locomotives for non-electrified operations, and is currently dedicated to the freight and shunting markets. It has purchased 53 shunting locomotives, and ordered another 50 hybrid locomotives from Vossloh.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Renfe re-tenders 72 trains: no more diesel hybrids

Renfe is replacing the tender for 72 Medium Distance and Cercanías commuter trains. The company will refrain from buying hybrid diesel-electric trains, and will prioritise technologies such as hydrogen for trains that run on non-electrified...Read more
|1 comment|author: Esther Geerts

Alstom will hybridize TER train in early 2021

Alstom has successfully completed trial tests of a new energy storage system to hybridize the French regional TER trains, which will start at the beginning of 2021. Manufacturing of the pre-series began in September this...Read more
|Comment|author: Sarah Chebaro