Graham Forster shares some great news for Scotland:

Graham Forster
2 min readMar 15, 2022

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Battery and hydrogen trains for ScotRail ‘could make Scotland a global leader’ in zero-emission transport.

Battery & Hydrogen Trains for ScotRail

New fleets of cutting-edge trains expected to include battery and hydrogen power are to be ordered for ScotRail which the rail industry believes will put Scotland at the forefront of zero-emission transport.

“could make Scotland a global leader” in zero-emission transport.

One manufacturer has told Scotland on Sunday that it could even see Britain’s first major battery-powered fleet operating north of the Border, which would halve the cost of electrifying lines.

Routes expected to be among the first benefit include the Borders Railway between Edinburgh and Tweedbank, the Fife Circle and Glasgow-East Kilbride.

One manufacturer has told Scotland on Sunday that it could even see Britain’s first major battery-powered fleet operating north of the Border, which would halve the cost of electrifying lines.

Routes expected to be among the first benefit include the Borders Railway between Edinburgh and Tweedbank, the Fife Circle and Glasgow-East Kilbride.

Graham Forster invites you to read the full version of The Scotsman article.

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Graham Forster- a “Railfan”- though it can be model or full size. Love all trains.