Alternative fuels and autonomous operation

KEITH FENDER reports on some of the new technologies showcased at the InnoTrans trade fair

A standout trend of the bi-annual InnoTrans trade fair in Berlin was development of alternative traction technologies. The 2018 show, held from 18 to 21 September, saw manufacturers display alternatives to diesel operation for passenger and even some freight on non-electrified routes with battery-equipped trains and locomotives.


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