CZ LOKO starts developing hydrogen-powered locomotive

Published: 24.11.2021 Related countries:  Czech Republic Czech Republic

One of the largest Czech manufacturers of diesel-electric locomotives starts focusing on hydrogen power.

CZ LOKO has started the development of a hydrogen powered locomotive known as HydrogenShunter 1000. Sales Director Jan Kutálek said that the project is still in the feasibility study phase. The locomotive, with a maximum output of up to 800 kW, would use hydrogen cells to recharge traction batteries.

Source: ČIA NEWS, November 24th, 2021,
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