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Ballard Fuel Cells to Power Expansion of Canadian Pacific Hydrogen Locomotive Program

VANCOUVER – Ballard Power Systems announced it received an order for eight additional 200 kW fuel cell modules to support the expansion of Canadian Pacific’s “CP”; (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) Hydrogen Locomotive Program from one to three locomotives, with expected delivery in 2022. Inclusive of Ballard’s announcement in March 2021, the …

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Agreement signed to boost H2 rail transport in Hungary

Alstom and MOL, Hungary’s leading oil and gas company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to structure cooperation in examining the use of hydrogen technology in rail transportation. By signing the MoU the parties have taken a step towards the decarbonisation of Hungary’s rail transport network. MOL Group produces …

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Alstom wins contract for 16 trains Marseille – Nice line

Alstom signed a contract with Transdev to supply 16 eight-car trains for the Marseille-Toulon-Nice line which Transdev will operate in summer 2025. Alstom will also provide Transdev with 10-year maintenance services for the 16 trains, including maintenance, spare parts, and overhaul of main components including bogies, engines, and pantographs. The …

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Aurizon and Anglo American assess Hydrogen for Queensland trains

AUSTRALIA’s largest rail freight company, Aurizon, and mining giant Anglo American are to work together on a feasibility study to assess the introduction of hydrogen-powered trains for bulk freight. The six-month study is scheduled to start in January and will explore the use of hydrogen-powered technology used with mine trucks in …

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BNSF to join Caterpillar, Chevron in hydrogen fuel-cell project

BNSF Railway will join Caterpillar and Chevron in a hydrogen fuel-cell locomotive demonstration project, the three companies have announced, seeking to show hydrogen is a viable alternative fuel source for line-haul rail. The companies have announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding and are working toward definitive agreements in …

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Siemens on Track for Long-range H2-Powered Trains

ZURICH – Hydrogen-powered trains with ranges of up to 1,000 km are being trialed by Germany’s Siemens (SIEGn.DE) which sees them as an emissions-free solution on routes without overhead power cables. Trains that use hydrogen to charge an onboard battery extend the range from around 100 km for battery only-trains, …

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Agreement signed – Boost H2 Rail Transport in Hungary

Alstom and Hungary’s leading oil and gas company have signed an agreement to cooperate in examining the use of hydrogen technology in rail transportation in Hungary. Alstom’s Coradia iLint is the world’s first hydrogen powered train Alstom and MOL, Hungary’s leading oil and gas company, have signed a Memorandum of …

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UK Rail Sector on Track to Diesel-Free Trains

As host of the recent COP26 climate summit, Britain’s drive to help slash global carbon emissions will involve keeping to its own target of phasing out diesel trains over the next two decades, industry bodies and observers say. According to the latest government data, about 29 percent of the UK …

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