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Germany & World's 1st Hydrogen Passenger RR

  Germany is Leading the Hydrogen Travel Way                                                  Source:  Alstom Your Train Commute Has Zero Emissions & Very Low Noise Germany just unveiled the world's first fleet of hydrogen powered passenger trains.  The 14 passenger train cars are powered by hydrogen fuel cells that generate electricity to power the trains with zero emissions.  These trains, by replacing 15 diesel powered trains, will eliminate the use of 442,000 gallons of diesel per year.  The hydrogen trains are now deployed on a regional route in Lower Saxony, Germany.  They are at peace with and friendly to the environment as their travels are low noise and emissions free. The Lower Saxony passenger trains are a world first and are being applauded by environmentalists globally.  The German government is backing hydrogen as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. Hydrogen Rail Technology The trains are made by Alstom, a global leader in rail technology and train manufacturing