In Germany on one of the routes for the first time in the world began to go train hydrogen, developed and built by the French company Alstom. As reported on the website of the company along the route there are two trains Coradia iLint.
Alstom unveiled its hydrogen-powered train in September 2016. Coradia iLint running on water, fuel cells placed on the roof of the locomotive. Hydrogen-powered train on full fuel can travel about 1,000 kilometers, reaching speeds of 140 kilometres per hour.
The new trains will start to carry passengers on a regular basis and included in schedule one of the routes in Lower Saxony.
Until 2022 Alstom plans to deliver to Germany 14 hydrogen-powered trains, which will replace the traditional routes of diesel locomotives.