The programme will see GE Transportation design and build an AC Evolution Series locomotive which will feature an overall energy-management system, including onboard energy storage.
Rolling stock leasing company Porterbrook is working on a prototype battery/electric bi-mode Class 350/2 to demonstrate the technology's viability to train operators.
A previous article outlined plans for bi-mode fleets on UK railways. This article briefly described Porterbrook Leasing’s Class 319 Flex conversions. A total of 32 units are currently on order, more than half of which will be the UK’s first tri-mode trains (AC, DC and diesel).
CRRC says rail transit equipment is “on the cusp of a revolution” as it unveils next gen metro train
CRRC Sifang deputy chief engineer Ding Sansan said the train, dubbed 'CETROVO', is not only lighter, but is more energy efficient and has more space for new features.
Earlier this year rail minister Jo Johnson challenged the rail industry to develop decarbonisation plans, with the objective of removing diesel-only trains from the network by 2040.
Forget curtains and blinds, one company exhibiting at InnoTrans has unveiled an intelligent technology that shuts out light from train carriages in a futuristic fashion.
Free face coverings being handed out at London Waterloo station. As trains start to run more frequently and...
Great Western Railway (GWR) has unveiled a special livery for one of its inter-city express trains, paying tribute to key workers for...