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Hydrogen-powered train makes 1,175km run across Germany without refuelling
© Alstom
Hydrogen-powered train makes 1,175km run across Germany without refuelling
© Alstom

Hydrogen-powered train makes 1,175km run across Germany without refuelling

Alstom has said, its hydrogen-powered train, the Coradia iLint has covered 1,175km (730 miles) across Germany without refuelling.

Starting in Bremervöde, Lower Saxony, the train travelled through Hesse to Bavaria, finally coming to a stop in Munich. From there, H2 View understands the train will now head to the German capital, Berlin.

It is hoped the landmark run will solidify the case for using hydrogen to power trains of the future in an effort to decarbonise treansport. The first Coradia iLint train was launched in Germany in 2018. Since then, the train has been successfully tested in Austria, the Netherlands, Poland, and Sweden.

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