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Scotland’s First Hydrogen Train and What it Means For Net-Zero Emissions Targets

By January 25, 2021February 25th, 2021No Comments

By the end of 2021, Scotland will be home to its first hydrogen-powered passenger train operating on its ScotRail.

The success of Alstom’s Coradia iLint fleet of hydrogen fuel cell powered passenger trains in Germany and the Netherlands has inspired engineers throughout Europe to invest in the future of hydrogen fuel cells for their transportation needs.  In February 2020, the United Kingdom began running the HydroFlex; and Scotland has announced that by the end of 2021, it will have its first hydrogen-powered train in a venture along with Arcola Energy. Arcola Energy is a leader in hydrogen and fuel cell integration, specializing in zero-emission solutions for heavy-duty vehicles and transport applications.

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