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Canadian Pacific expands hydrogen locomotive programme
© Canadian Pacific Railway
Canadian Pacific expands hydrogen locomotive programme
© Canadian Pacific Railway

Canadian Pacific expands hydrogen locomotive programme

Canadian Pacific (CP) has expanded its hydrogen locomotive programme as it confirms plans to develop three hydrogen-powered locomotives.

The railway company originally said it was to develop one hydrogen locomotive, however, with various support, including a $15m grant from Emissions Reduction Alberta (EBA), the group has upped its commitment to hydrogen rail.

Under project plans, CP hopes to refine the process of converting diesel-electric powertrains to hydrogen-electric powertrains over a series of three categories of locomotives which collectively represent the majority of locomotives in use throughout North America.

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