Trucks-to-Trains Swap Significantly Cuts Emissions in Volvo Cars Logistics Network

Volvo Cars is significantly cutting CO2 emissions in its logistics operations by switching transports between its manufacturing plants and new car depots from trucks to trains. Especially in Europe, where trucks are still ubiquitous in transporting new cars to distribution depots and dealerships in individual markets, the company is in …

Hydrogen Train on Track for 2022 Arrival in UK

Alstom and Eversholt Rail have unveiled the design of their new gas-powered train, which has been codenamed ‘Breeze’ Alstom and Eversholt Rail have unveiled the design of their new hydrogen-powered passenger train. The train, codenamed ‘Breeze’, will be a conversion of existing Class 321 trains and could be carrying travellers around the …

Hydrogen Trains on Track for Low Carbon Freight Sector

Hydrogen could prove a highly effective low carbon fuel technology for powering trains. That’s according to Polish coal mining company JSW and PKP Cargo, a national rail freight operator, which are working together to research, analyse and potentially produce new types of shunting locomotives and freight wagons powered by hydrogen …

Solar Panel Researchers Investigate Powering Trains by Bypassing Grid

Imperial College and climate change charity 10:10 to focus on connecting solar panels directly to train lines, reports BusinessGreen. Imperial College London has partnered with the climate change charity 10:10 to investigate the use of track-side solar panels to power trains, the two organisations announced yesterday. The renewable traction power …