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Network Rail begins on-track trials of first battery-powered train in UK

Network Rail has started trials of its first battery-powered train on a test track in Derby, UK, after completing the retrofitting of the unit. The on-track trials will culminate into a series of high-speed tests at the Rail Innovation and Development Centre (RIDC) in Nottinghamshire at the end of the year. The project was co-funded …

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Kan batteridrift i elektriske tog helt eller delvist erstatte køreledninger?

Store investeringer til elektrificering af jernbaner kan muligvis spares ved i stedet at ”batterificere” tog. Teknisk set er batteridrift et interessant alternativ til en fuld elektrificering med køreledninger. Der har i over 100 år været batteridrift i Tyskland – frem til 1995. Det var med gamle, store og tunge blysyrebatterier. Ny batteriteknologi, der er udviklet …

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