All aboard: UK's first hydrogen train rolls onto the tracks in Warwickshire

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The HydroFLEX train begins trials on the UK mainline today | Credit: University of Birmingham
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The HydroFLEX train begins trials on the UK mainline today | Credit: University of Birmingham

Trials of the zero carbon HydroFLEX train kick off today in the Midlands as part of a government-backed project

The first hydrogen-powered train to run on the UK's mainline is set to roll out onto the tracks today in Warwickshire as part of a series of trials of the technology part-funded by the government, which...

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