Bombardier inks €100m deal with Leclanché to energise battery-powered trains vision

Madeleine Cuff
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Tie-up will see first battery-powered trains hit the UK in a boost to government efforts to deliver greener rail travel

Bombardier Transportation, the rail division of transport giant Bombardier, has today announced a new €100m five-year partnership with Swiss battery maker Leclanché that is set to see the first battery-powered...

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