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25 Jan 2018

Train driver assistance systems can cut rail energy use by 15 percent – study

Pro-Rail Alliance

Train driver assistance systems could make passenger and freight rail even more environmentally friendly, cutting energy use by 15 percent, according to a study by the Pro-Rail Alliance lobby group. “Driver assistance systems for rail transport are an important instrument to reach climate targets,” environment ministry (BMUB) state secretary Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter said in a press release. 

Find the press release and the full study in German here.

For background, check out the CLEW dossier The energy transition and Germany’s transport sector.

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