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Hydrogen-powered train testing kicks off on external track
© CAF
Hydrogen-powered train testing kicks off on external track
© CAF

Hydrogen-powered train testing kicks off on external track

As part of the hydrogen-powered demonstrator train project, FCH2RAIL, member of the consortium, CAF, has announced it is beginning dynamic testing of the train on an external track.

Having performed successful static tests, CAF says the train is ready to start dynamic tests on an external track, allowing for an opportunity for the hydrogen-powered system to be optimised on specifically selected routes.

As a result, the tests will evaluate the competitiveness of the technology as a solution for the replacement of diesel trains in pursuit of decarbonising railways.

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