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Japan’s first hydrogen train to soon begin trials
Japan’s first hydrogen train to soon begin trials

Japan’s first hydrogen train to soon begin trials

Japan will next month begin trialling its first-ever hydrogen-powered train as the country looks to cut emissions from its high emitting transportation sector.

According to the Japan Times, East Japan Railway on Friday (Feb 18) unveiled its hydrogen-powered test train, equipped with a fuel cell and battery system.

Dubbed Hybari, East Japan Railway’s latest locomotive will feature technologies from both Hitachi and Toyota Motor Corporation, following a collaboration agreement inked in October 2020.

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