Thein develops conversion of hydrogen locomotives

Published: 30.10.2022 Related countries:  Korea (south) Korea (south)

Exploration of hydrogen power utilization is expanding into the rail sector

Železniční dodavatelská and Hydrogenic Technology from the Thein Industry Group have completed technological development related to an innovative project of converting diesel electric locomotives into hydrogen power. The original machines will be fitted with new fuel cells and a battery. Electrification has been in demand lately, but it is costly and legislatively demanding. According to Thein Industry, one kilometre of the railroad is electrified for approximately CZK 20m. If the same funding were to be spent on creating a hydrogen filling station, its subsequent operation would cover about 100 km of track.

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