Trials of Alstom’s Coradia iLint hydrogen train in the Netherlands have been deemed a success.
The tests aimed to investigate whether a hydrogen-powered train could be a fully sustainable alternative to the diesel trains currently running in the northern part of the country.
Alstom’s Coradia iLint was extensively tested with the Province of Groningen operator Arriva, the Dutch railway infrastructure manager ProRail and the energy company Engie.
Bernard Belvaux, Managing Director of Alstom Benelux, said, “After Germany, the Netherlands is the second country in Europe where the Alstom’s hydrogen train has proven itself a unique emissions-free solution for non-electrified lines.”
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