In an interview for Global Railway Review, Regina Barringer, General Manager for Global Rail and Defense in Cummins’ Power Systems business, explains the benefits that harnessing new fuel technologies can bring to the green, sustainable ambitions of the rail industry.
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Chiltern Railways has marked 25 years of achievement as a train operator with a celebration event and the launch of HybridFLEX – Britain’s first battery-diesel train.
Before the locomotive is put into full service in autumn 2021, it will go through a period of testing and certification.
The groundbreaking Transport Decarbonisation Plan includes the aim to create a net zero rail network by 2050.
In partnership with a consortium of specialist suppliers, government funding has been secured to develop a dual-fuel solution for Freightliner's Class 66 locomotive.
Find out what these industry experts think about topics including the impact of COVID-19 on the rail freight sector, how to unlock more capacity on freight networks, encouraging a modal shift from road to rail, and the opportunities for digitalisation and emerging technologies.
Britain’s rail infrastructure operator has joined railway organisations from around the world in signing the UIC's Climate Declaration to further commit to tackling climate change.
The Class 769 bi-mode trains enable operation without an overhead or third rail supply, spreading the benefits of electrification to non-electrified routes.
The first of 30 new cross-border trains, which will operate between France and Germany, has begun testing for certification and approval, with the aim of beginning operation in 2024.
For Global Railway Review, Dr Ben Todd, Founder and CEO of Arcola Energy, explains the benefits of hydrogen power on the Scottish rail network and details the potential of re-powering existing rolling stock in order to achieve Scotland’s zero emission targets.
In order to reduce the impact of rail noise on German residents, DB Cargo has implemented a range of measures, including noise protection walls, to achieve its reduction target.
LIRR will work with Alstom to complete an eight-month initial analysis of the use of batteries that could enable electric railcars to travel on the railroad’s diesel branches.
A Class 08 shunter will undergo a complete overhaul and receive a new hydrogen power system, marking it as the UK’s first-ever conversion of a diesel locomotive to run on hydrogen power.
In order to meet the government’s legally binding net zero commitments, 15 UK rail industry stakeholders have called for an immediate programme of electrification.
FirstGroup has become the first transport operator in the UK to commit to setting such an ambitious net zero by 2050 or earlier emissions target.