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Cummins fuel cell technology powers new zero-emissions rail era
Cummins fuel cell technology powers new zero-emissions rail era

Cummins fuel cell technology powers new zero-emissions rail era

Cummins is powering the world’s first fleet of hydrogen trains in Bremervörde, Lower Saxony, Germany.

The Alstom Coradia iLint trains are outfitted with Cummins fuel cell systems and will run on the world’s first 100%-hydrogen train route in passenger operation. The first zero-emissions passenger trains in the 14-train fleet arrived mid-summer.

Amy Adams, Vice President of Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technologies at Cummins, said, “The rail industry in Europe is entering a new era of sustainability, and Cummins is excited and ready to help transition it to emission-free solutions.”

Cummins is developing innovative fuel cell and hydrogen technology that can essentially convert existing infrastructure built for diesel trains into zero-emissions railways without expansive and expensive rail electrification.

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