Topic: Sustainability

concept render of the Vittal One, image: Talgo

Talgo joins with Repsol for hydrogen trains

Spanish train manufacturer Talgo joins forces with hydrogen producer Repsol. Talgo is already developing a project to manufacture dual hydrogen-electric trains as part of the Basque Hydrogen Corridor initiative, launched in February this year. Repsol...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
three hydrogen trains, image: RIA

UK should order hydrogen trains, says RIA

“Already a low carbon mode of transport, taking diesel trains off the network through electric, battery and hydrogen trains would help generate jobs and investment, reduce emissions and support a pivotal industry”, said Kate Jennings,...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
Image: Russian Railways/RZD

Russian Railways signs deal for hydrogen locomotives

Russian Railways (RZD), Rusnano and Sinara Group have signed a cooperation agreement for the development of mainline hydrogen locomotives. A power plant based on electrochemical hydrogen fuel cells together with lithium-ion batteries will be used...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