Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil (HVO) was successfully used to fuel one of DB Cargo UK's Class 60 locomotives on a journey from Wales to the West Midlands.
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How can rail innovators contribute to carbon reduction? The industry response to this has been to set up the cross-industry rail decarbonisation taskforce, but what can innovators like Viper Innovations do to pitch-in?
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada; details of rail improvements for Metrolinx; the opportunities ahead for U.S. rail freight; and HS1’s sustainability strategy.
The final train to be refurbished under Northern's £100 million transformation programme has been delivered to Arriva Train Care in Crewe.
According to Russian Railways' Deputy General Director and Chief Engineer, after 2025 the operator plans to purchase electric, natural gas and alternative energy locomotives only.
Stadler's Citylink tram-train has the capability to operate in both electric mode on the tram networks and diesel mode on the mainline.
Marking its first order in Uruguay, Stadler has signed a contract with PORTREN SA to supply seven EURO4001 locomotives with deliveries expected to start by the end of 2022.
The report outlines Greater Anglia's efforts in improving the sustainability of its operations and decreasing its carbon emissions.
By working together, Siemens Energy and Siemens Mobility will be able to offer a complete hydrogen solution to customers, subsequently supporting the decarbonisation of the European rail industry.
A report on the tests of Alstom's Coradia iLint trains has found that the hydrogen train is a fully viable alternative to diesel equipment.
By installing the driver assistance system on its trains, DB Regio can cut consumption by up to 11.5 million litres of diesel per year.
The collaborative cross-industry initiative, chaired by Network Rail, provides technical advice to funders on how changing rail traction can contribute to the UK target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Siemens Mobility will deliver a total of 400 electric and diesel hybrid locomotives to DB Cargo, with the first delivery expected in 2023.
With a target of becoming climate-neutral by 2050, Deutsche Bahn has begun testing and implementing new sustainable fuels and drives.
Despite having to shift focus over the last few months, Rob Padgette, Managing Director at the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority, explains how the passenger rail service is forging ahead with a number of exciting projects that will drive growth and bring better rail transport connectivity to the Northern California…