Regulatory agency approves use of train powered by hydrogen fuel cells
The Federal Railway Authority has granted French company Alstom permission to operate passenger service on the German rail network with its new, hydrogen fuel-cell-powered train, according to an article in tageszeitung (taz). The train, the Coradia iLint, is the world’s first to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells.
Read the article in German here.
For background, read the factsheets Energiewende in transportation: Vague goals, modest strides and The role of biofuel and hydrogen in Germany’s transport Energiewende.