LNG

SPAIN’s development minister Mr Iñigo de la Serna and minister of energy, tourism and digitalisation Mr Álvaro Nadal visited Asturias on January 8 to officially launch trials of what is…
SPANISH operator Renfe is set to begin pilot tests next month of a self-propelled passenger train powered with liquefied natural gas (LNG) in what the operator says are the first…
FLORIDA East Coast Railway (FECR) has become the first North American railway to adopt liquefied natural gas (LNG) for its entire line-haul locomotive fleet.
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD), Gazprom, Transmashholding (TMH) and Sinara signed an agreement on June 17 at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum aimed at increasing the use of natural gas as…
VTG has unveiled what it says is Europe's first tank wagon for transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) at this week's Transport and Logistics trade fair in Munich.
The emergence of gas-reciprocating traction could be an important breakthrough in Russia, a country with a plentiful supply of natural gas. The Russian Institute of Research, Design and Technological Studies…
September 25, 2014

Natural gas goes on trial

A sustainable increase in natural gas supplies is resulting in efforts to explore its use as a viable alternative to diesel for powering locomotives. While LNG is preferred over CNG,…
December 09, 2013

LNG: fuel of the future?

The rising cost of diesel in North America is prompting the Class 1 railways to explore Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as an alternative, which as well as being cheaper, is…
NORTH American Class 1 CSX has teamed up with GE Transportation to explore adapting Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) traction technology for its locomotives through a pilot programme which will commence…
Railway Interchange 2013: GE Transportation unveiled several new products at this week's Railway Interchange exhibition being held in Indianapolis, Indiana, including a new locomotive.
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