Business International Trending Now China launches semi high-speed hydrogen train with 600 km range January 1, 2023January 1, 2023 Admin 0 Comments China, hydrogen train, innovation Beijing: China has launched Asia’s first hydrogen powered trains for the Urban Railways and gets a range of 600 km on a single tank, with a top speed of 160 kmph. China’s CRRC Corporation Ltd. has unveiled its first hydrogen urban train, which happens to be Asia’s first hydrogen train. Earlier, Germany unveiled first ever hydrogen train in the world. The train was developed on the basis of the Fuxing high-speed platform and includes 4 cars with a top speed of 160 km/h. It has an operational range without refueling of 600 km (the record of 1175 km has been set this September by Coradia iLint serial train of Alstom). CRRC also introduced such a shunting locomotive in 2021, and hydrogen trams were produced earlier in the mid-2010s. Digital solutions for the latest CRRC gets GoA2 automation, component monitoring sensors and 5G data transmission equipment. It is expected that the operation of the train will reduce CO2 emissions compared to diesel traction by 10 tons per year.