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Video: Move over electric cars—battery-powered train takes center stage in Europe

By Faye Oney / October 3, 2018

Now that electric cars are becoming more commonplace, could electric trains be far behind? Today’s video offers a glimpse into a German transportation company’s vision for battery-powered trains.

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Railway looking to fuel cells to keep them rolling

By / March 6, 2009

The sound of choo-chooing left the commercial railway business years ago, and now the smell of burnt diesel fuel may be going away, too. Via the Railway Gazette, news comes of a project in Kansas by a team to develop a fuel-cell powered switcher (a.k.a., “shunter” for those of you outside the U.S.) locomotive. The…

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