Stadler is developing a modular, scalable battery system with the German Aerospace Centre and DLR Institutes for Vehicle Concepts & Networks
NWL has extended its contract with CAF for an additional 10 battery-powered trains for the North Rhine-Westphalia region in Germany.
Midtjyske Jernbaner orders 7 2-car battery-powered Mireo Plus B trains from Siemens Mobility in Denmark’s first battery powered rail contract.
Limited progress is being made regarding the UK Government's rail decarbonisation plans according to a Railway Industry Association report.
Deutsche Bahn has announced it will be constructing overhead line 'islands' in Germany to allow battery trains to operate in the country.
The trial to see whether battery-mode operation would be feasible in the Netherlands, using a Stadler WINK train, was successful.
Stadler will start overnight testing to see whether running its trains in battery mode in the Netherlands is feasible.