Construction of the first hydrogen station for passenger trains.

Construction of the first hydrogen station for passenger trains held in Hesse. The hydrogen infrastructure in the Rhine-Main region will cost half a billion euros and will be jointly built by Alstom, Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbundes (RMV) and Infraserv Höchst. By December 2022, hydrogen will be supplied to the world’s largest passenger trains fleet with Coradia iLint fuel cells, reports railway magazine «Railway Supply» citing  RaportKolejowy

irst hydrogen station for passenger trains

The first hydrogen filling station for passenger trains in Hesse will be built in Industriepark Höchst in just a few months. This will be the second station of this type in the world. The official groundbreaking ceremony with the participation of Secretary of State Jens Deutschendorf took place on October 26, 2020.

Alstom will supply the Coradia iLint hydrogen trains to RMV and the industrial park operator Infraserv Höchst will build and operate petrol station.

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