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Stadler produces first hydrogen train

The so-called "Flirt H2" is to be used in San Bernardino County in southern California, starting in 2024 in the passenger operation, as Stadler announced on Thursday. In addition, the Option on delivery of another four identical trains pass. A volume of the order was not called.

the contract with The transport company, will make the way for the first hydrogen-powered train in the United States, said Stadler. This, however, must be developed. The plans, the first "flirting H2" consists of two carriage boxes and a "PowerPack" referred to the middle part. There, the hydrogen tanks and the fuel cells were.

top speed of 130 kilometers per hour

The train that will be used on a 14-Kilometer-long route between Redlands and the Metrolink Station in San Bernardino, will offer 108 passengers a seat and have generous Standing room space. He should reach, according to Stadler, a top speed of 130 kilometers per hour.

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) had recently ordered to 2017, three diesel-electric vehicles from Stadler. (step/sda)

Created: 14.11.2019, 09:26 PM

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