Hydrogen rail engines will soon run in Germany, efforts to reduce carbon emissions

38

Rail engines will run on hydrogen in Germany in the coming days. The German rail company 'Deutsche Bahn' and 'Siemens Mobility' have decided to develop hydrogen-powered rail locomotives. Both companies want to remove diesel engines on the local route in the coming days to protect the environment.


Try to reduce carbon emissions

Both companies have expressed hope that in 2024 the examination of the train and filling station running with this technology will begin. This filling station will make the hydrogen train ready for travel in 15 minutes.


The speed of these trains will be the same as that of conventional diesel engine driven trains. Hydrogen-powered train engine cells generate electricity through a battery-assisted reaction between hydrogen and oxygen. Apart from electricity, only steam and water remain in this reaction.


Trains go with the help of this electricity. Members of the Deutsche Bahn Board, Sabina Jeshke, say that we will be able to fill diesel trains in trains as soon as possible. This is true and it shows that better transport is possible from the history of the environment.

1,300 diesel engines will be removed in the country

The German rail company wants to reduce carbon emissions by 2050. This means that the existing 1,300 diesel locomotives will have to be removed. Jeschke said we want to bring fossil fuel usage to zero levels. After that, we will not run a single conventional diesel engine. About 39 percent of the German rail network does not have electric stars above the tracks.

About 39 percent of the parts do not have electrical wires above the track. To run the rail on such a route, the engine of the trains has to be filled with a diesel-like engine. It has been decided to run a rail with energy for about one year on the 600 km long rail route for testing in Germany's Tübingen area. The Siemens train will stop emissions of about 330 tonnes of carbon dioxide gas in a year.