The Alstom and ENGIE partnership will replace diesel-powered locomotives with hydrogen versions, with European rail freight countries being the target market.
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Reducing emissions and how the rail sector contributes to climate change are topics high on the agenda for many organisations in the industry. With companies seeking more sustainable options, the authors in this In-Depth Focus explore the opportunities of alternative fuels and the importance of how innovative initiatives can enable…
With the European Union focusing more on confronting climate change, Jonathan Cutuli, Public Affairs Manager at UNIFE, explains the key role that alternative fuels can play for the rail sector in lowering GHG emissions and how investment is key to producing greener results.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: the traction power supply of the Wendlingen–Ulm high-speed rail line; what passengers in the UK want from their journeys; Roundtable on Digital Automatic Coupling; Track Technologies and Alternative Fuels In-Depth Focuses; and much more!
Wabtec are introducing the ES44ACi diesel-electric locomotive in Brazil, lowering operating costs and providing greater energy efficiency as the country continues to decarbonise.
Chiltern Railways has refitted a 20-year-old diesel train with a powerful battery, this enables the train to use 25 per cent less fuel and significantly cut emissions and air pollution.
The new DR19 locomotive has arrived in Finland to start test runs that will ensure its functionality on the Finnish rail network.
The Siemens Mobility locomotives can be operated with either diesel or electricity, and delivery is expected to begin in 2026.
The Dr19 is a new type of locomotive from the VR Group, manufactured especially for freight traffic, and VR FleetCare will be responsible for its maintenance and repair.
Hull Trains has announced that since the introduction of its modern and innovative Paragon fleet, both energy consumption and carbon emissions have decreased.
Find out what these industry experts think about topics including: the barriers in upgrading and electrifying existing/new rail networks; overcoming the uncertainties of using alternative green traction technologies; and how the rail freight sector plays a part in rail’s decarbonisation efforts.
Over the past five years, JR Kyushu's DENCHA trains - the world’s first battery-powered train charged by AC overhead lines - have reduced CO2 emissions by 2.7 million kg.
Stadler has secured its first contract in New Zealand to supply 57 diesel locomotives for KiwiRail, which will help the operator on its journey to be emission neutral by 2050.
A contract to design, manufacture, and supply the latest fuel-efficient diesel electric locomotives to Pacific National, has been awarded to CIMIC Group’s UGL.
As part of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) Africa Climate week, UIC inaugurated its new carbon neutral, sustainability pledge for the African region and railways by 2050.