Korean Woojin Industrial Systems unveiled a prototype hydrogen train. The project to create such a train has been underway in the country since 2018, investments in it have already exceeded $20 million, while the state has compensated $17.5 million, Railway Supply magazine reports with reference to Rollingstock.


The train is equipped with an intelligent energy management system in addition to a 1.2 MW hybrid traction system. In addition, a fixed filling station was established, and a plan and draft standards for the development of an appropriate filling infrastructure for rail transport were developed.

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Also at the end of December, the Chinese CRRC introduced its first hydrogen train for urban transport. Earlier in 2022, 4 more full-scale samples of hydrogen-powered multiple unit rolling stock were presented.

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