Swiss train trial for hybrid locomotives succeeds

18th October 2011, Comments 0 comments ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - A 4,000 ton annual reduction in CO2 and a significant improvement in maintenance costs: Swiss cargo trains will have 30 hybrid locomotives starting in 2013, the CFF rail company has announced. The new engines are made byStadler Winterthur, whose director, Hartmut Dietrich, calls them “the most modern and most innovative on the [...]

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