First Eco-Friendly Hybrid Train Set For Service in France

First Eco-Friendly Hybrid Train Set For Service in France
October 10, 2007 2:41 pm

French train manufacturer Bombardier has unveiled the world’s first environmentally friendly hybrid train which is to begin non-stop services in France.

The first dual mode (electric and diesel) and dual voltage (1500 and 25000V) AGC technology (Autorail high capacity railcar) enables the train to access electricity from any available source.
This will result in energy savings and reduced CO2 emissions, as well as negating infrastructure constraints and the need for passengers to change trains, says Bombardier.
French rail network SNCF will be operating the Hybrid AGC on Champagne-Ardenne lines connecting to the capital Paris. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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