Meet the company with a plan to green the UK's train fleet

Madeleine Cuff
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Alstom launched the world's first hydrogen powered passenger train in Germany last month, and it has a plan to bring green trains to the UK

Passengers boarding the Coradia iLint train running between Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven, Bremervörde and Buxtehude, small towns in the bucolic German region of lower Saxony, may not know they are making history....

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