After the conversion, each converted locomotive is expected to save 370 tonnes of CO₂ emissions annually.Hydrogen solutions company OÜ Stargate Rail has signed a letter of intent with the Estonian rail logistics company Operail to convert diesel-electric locomotives to zero-emission fuel cell electric locomotives, reports Railway Supply magazine citing Operail.
PKP Cargo, PESA and Grupa Azoty want to work together to develop zero-emission freight rail transport.The companies intend to jointly implement research and development projects aimed at developing optimal methods for using hydrogen to drive rail vehicles, as well as methods for transporting hydrogen and refueling rail vehicles, reports Railway Supply magazine citing Raport Kolejowy.
VTG has successfully completed initial testing of a cryogenic LNG tank specially designed for LIQVIS GmbH, a subsidiary of Uniper SE.
Automated freightwagon brake shoe detection. Increased railroad safety with preventive maintenanceINCREASING SAFETY OF RAILFREIGHT Camco Technologies introduces automated brakeshoe wear & tear detection.
Solar energy could be used to drive every fourth train in India in the future.According to a study conducted by the Indian NGO Climate Trends and the British startup in the field of green technologies Riding Sunbeams, direct supply of solar energy for the Indian Railways, bypassing the national grid, would get rid of almost 7 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year, which is equivalent to the annual emissions of the city of Kanpur, and at the same time provide traction for every fourth train.
LokoTech-Signal presented a comprehensive solution for automating the management of shunting operations at large railway stations and industrial transport.
In December 2021, it is planned to complete the construction of a high-speed railway from Stara Pazov to Novi Sad within the international line Belgrade - Subotica - Budapest.
The Finnish project, which brings together about 20 different organizations, aims to develop the concept of unmanned short-distance freight transport by rail.
The prototype of the robot for performing the operations of releasing the brakes and gravity shunting is undergoing the final stages of testing.
Express Service OOD has received an order from Technicenter SNCF de Lyon Gerland for the ES1000 battery locomotive.This will be the first delivery of Express Service battery powered shunting locomotive to a French national carrier.