Due to a push to remove diesel-only trains from networks in order to meet climate goals, alternative traction technologies for rolling stock have become increasingly popular, notably battery-powered trains and hydrogen trains. This section covers the specialist components required for those traction technologies.
Amtrak has announced a pledge to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across its entire network by 2045.
Progress Rail has been chosen to supply BNSF Railway with four EMD Joule battery electric locomotives and two charging systems.
At InnoTrans, Talgo introduced its intercity train platform as well as new solutions to support decarbonisation of rail transport.
Stadler presented its IPEMU - independently powered EMU - at InnoTrans today in the presence of Liverpool Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.
Stadler formally presented its FLIRT tri-mode and CITYLINK tram-train for Transport for Wales at InnoTrans today.
The public is able to view Siemens Mobility’s Mireo Plus B battery train for the first time at InnoTrans 2022.
Stadler and NAH.SH have unveiled the first FLIRT Akku battery-electric series-produced vehicle at InnoTrans 2022.
Railway-News magazine Issue 3, September 2022: Cummins - Hydrogen and Batteries – Two Technologies to Move the Industry.