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World's First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trains Operating in Germany

Alstom's Cordia iLint trains, promised since 2014, are on the track.
September 22, 2018, 7am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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A Coradia iLint train on display in Denmark in 2017.
Gestur Gislason

The world's first hydrogen fuel cell train is operational in Germany, reports Agence France-Presse.

Two Cordia iLint trains, built by France-based Alstom, are now operational on a 62-mile route in northern Germany.

Alstom has plans to deliver 14 of the hydrogen fuel cell-powered trains by 2021. Alstom has been promoting their hydrogen train technology since 2014, with additional coverage in 2016.

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Published on Monday, September 17, 2018 in The Guardian
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