Battery trains

Recortd breaker? GWR No 230001 at Reading Depot. Courtesy GWR News Premium

GWR ‘230’ claims new battery distance record

Battery '230' covers 86 miles without recharging

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TSC challenges ‘disappointing’ Government response on decarbonisation

Andy Roden

Commitment to electrification urged

Andy Roden
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Entering a zero carbon era

Scotland’s ambitious plans to decarbonise its rail network...

Eversholt and Vivarail develop ‘321’ battery train

Eversholt and Vivarail are examining the feasibility and viability of fitting batteries to the Class 321 'Renatus' fleet.

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Vivarail’s battery ‘230’ for Greenford branch

VivaRail's battery powered Class 230 demonstrator will operate on the Greenford branch to test the underlying technology.

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SOLVING THE ELECTRIFICATION CONUNDRUM

Regional and rural railways poses a huge problem for the railway...

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VIVARAIL LEADS THE BATTERY CHARGE

PHILIP SHERRATT

Battery technology could allow existing DMUs to go emission-free...

PHILIP SHERRATT