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Next stop, hydrogen-powered trains

As old diesel trains are phased out of rail networks around the world, the UK is about to test a new type of engine that could help to decarbonise railways – hydrogen-powered trains By Allison Hirschlag From the platform it looked like any other… Continue Reading “Next stop, hydrogen-powered trains”

China-Europe rail freight services buck falling volumes trend

By Sam Whelan 14/05/2020 China-Europe rail freight is bucking the pandemic-wide trend of falling air and ocean volumes, boasting double-digit growth this year. According to China Railway Group, 2,920 trains ran between January and April, carrying 262,000 teu, up 24% year on year. Last… Continue Reading “China-Europe rail freight services buck falling volumes trend”