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Study on the use of Fuel Cells and Hydrogen in the Railway Environment

This Study on use of fuel cells and hydrogen in railway environment performed by Roland Berger on behalf of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU) and the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) is organised in four reports. The first covers the state of the art, business case and market potential for potential hydrogen rail applications. The second consists of ten specific case studies that cover the three main applications identified (multiple units, shunter locomotives and freight locomotives). The third analyses the technical and non-technical barriers facing these technologies. The fourth and final report synthesises the main conclusions and outcomes of the study.

All reports are available below: