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'World's first' hydrogen-powered trains are now in service across Germany

Germany has rolled out the world's first hydrogen-powered train signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel locomotives.  The eco-friendly engines can cover 620 miles on a single tank of fuel and produce only water vapour.  Hydrogen fuel cells are more co-friendly technology, creating electricity to power a battery and motor by mixing hydrogen and oxygen.  The only emissions are steam and water with excess energy stored in ion lithium batteries on board the train.  Read more...

 

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