Battery boost for low-carbon train travel without full electrification – E & T

Diesel-powered UK trains are to be retrofitted with batteries, allowing them to run on low-carbon electricity even on rail lines which have not been electrified. Currently, almost two-thirds (58 per cent) of the UK’s 32,000km rail network is not electrified despite ambitious decarbonisation targets set by the Government. Broader electrification plans have been scrapped or delayed in recent years,…
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7th July 2020 0