BNSF and Wabtec test battery-electric locomotive in California

BNSF and Wabtec have begun testing a battery-electric locomotive in revenue service (Photo: BNSF).

USA: BNSF and Wabtec have begun testing a battery-electric locomotive in revenue service on the 585 km route between Barstow and Stockton in California. The tests aim to assess the future potential of the technology, which as well as the battery features energy-management and system optimisation controls which are designed ...

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