Hydrogen trains could be on their way to Italy after major firms seal five-year agreement

Transport manufacturer Alstom and energy infrastructure firm Snam are to collaborate on the development of hydrogen trains in Italy, the latest example of work being undertaken to integrate the technology into mass-transit systems.

In an announcement Thursday the firms said that the agreement between them, which is set to last five years, would see French company Alstom “manufacture and maintain newly built or converted hydrogen trains.”

Snam, which is headquartered in San Donato Milanese, Italy, will focus on the development of infrastructure related to refueling, transport and production.

“We believe in hydrogen,” Michele Viale, who is managing director of Alstom Italy and Switzerland, said in a statement. “This is the reason why we have signed a partnership with Snam,” Viale added.

Date: 4th June
Source: CNBC
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