Vivarail and Arcola collaborating on fuel cell train

Vivarail and Arcola collaborating on fuel cell train

Sharing a determination to help decarbonise the UK’s transport system, English rolling stock manufacturer Vivarail and hydrogen fuel cell specialist Arcola Energy are working together to develop a hydrogen train.

The two companies announced their long-term collaboration yesterday and said the proof of concept train is likely to begin testing at Vivarail’s main manufacturing facility in late 2019/early 2020.

It will be based on the technology already developed for Vivarail’s battery train, unit 230002.

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