Japanese rail operator eyes hydrogen trains fuelled by onboard liquid organic H2 carrier

JR Central signs deal with Hitachi and Eneos to explore using H2 extracted from methylcyclohexane instead of diesel on its non-electrified lines

One of the diesel trains on JR Central's network that the company wants to replace with hydrogen-powered models.
One of the diesel trains on JR Central's network that the company wants to replace with hydrogen-powered models.Photo: Wikimedia
Published 22 May 2024, 14:12Updated 22 May 2024, 14:12