Rail applications

Lightweight Hydrogen Storage Systems for Rail Vehicles

Over the last 20 years, we have been adapting our leading and proven Type 4 composite pressure tank technology for a wide range of mobility and storage applications in the hydrogen industry. As supplier of hydrogen storage systems to the world´s first hydrogen powered commuter train, we are your reliable partner for customized gas storage systems for rail vehicles.

STUDY ON THE USE OF FUEL CELLS & HYDROGEN IN THE RAILWAY ENVIRONMENT

Fuel cell and hydrogen (FCH) technology is a promising option for replacing diesel combustion engines in rail transportation. The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking and Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking launched this study to assess the state-of-the-art, the business case, the market potential, specific case studies and technical and non-technical barriers to the use of FCH technology in different rail applications.

Advantages at a glance

We offer flexible solutions for various customer requirements adapted to individual conditions in terms of storage amount, pressure level, space and positioning inside the vehicle.

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Marine applications

Our lightweight composite tanks are ideal for the marine environment due to their corrosion resistance and low cost for periodic inspection.

CNG for Rail Solutions

We continue to strengthen the value proposition of CNG for railways in North America.

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