The world's first hydrogen fuel cell train officially entered commercial service in the German state of Lower Saxony on Monday.
The Coradia iLint, developed by French railway manufacturer Alstom, features fuel cells that convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, emitting nothing but steam and water. The low-noise train can reach up to 140 kilometers (87 miles) per hour and accommodate up to 300 passengers.
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Germany will soon launch the world first hydrogen-powered, zero-emission passenger train.
The Coradia iLint, developed by French rail transport company Alstom, was presented last month at InnoTrans, the railway industry's largest trade fair.