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The New Cameron Bridge Station On The Levenmouth Rail Link

The reinstated Levenmouth Rail Link, will have two stations; Leven and Cameron Bridge.

This Google Map shows the River Leven and the remains of the old railway as they run West from Leven.

Note.

The River Leven runs South-West to North-East across the map.

The track of the old rail link runs towards Leven along the North Bank of the river.

This Map from this page on the Network Rail web site, shows the location of the new Cameron Bridge station.

Note.

  1. The station will be to the East of the A915 road.
  2. Cameron Bridge station will have two platforms.station has two platforms.
  3. There will be 150 car parking spaces.
  4. There is space for a bus stop and turning area.
  5. There will be two waiting shelters.
  6. The platforms look like they could be extended if needed.

Unlike Leven station, there will be a bridge with lifts for passengers.

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July 27, 2021 Posted by | Transport/Travel | , , , , | 5 Comments

The New Leven Station On The Levenmouth Rail Link

The reinstated Levenmouth Rail Link, will have two stations; Leven and Cameron Bridge.

This Google Map shows the mouth the the River Leven.

The key point to note is the Sainsbury’s supermarket, which is to the North of the Riven Leven, close to the A955 bridge across the river.

This Map from this page on the Network Rail web site, shows the location of the new Leven station.

Note.

  1. Leven station has two platforms.
  2. There is a car park.
  3. There is space for a bus stop and turning area.
  4. There are two waiting shelters, both on the same platform
  5. The platforms look like they could be extended if needed.

It appears that passengers will cross the line by walking past the end of the line.

This map shows a close-up of the bridge over the River Leven.

It used to connect the railway to the coal-fired Methil power station.

Some of the track is still visible.

Is provision being made in the design of Leven station, so that the rail link can be extended across the River Leven to a second station near the Bayview stadium or to allow the development of housing or industrial sites along the Forth of Firth?

Conclusion

It looks to be a good scheme, which connects to the centre of the town and could be developed with bus and walking links for onward travel.

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July 27, 2021 Posted by | Transport/Travel | , , , , , | 5 Comments

Air Products, Cummins To Accelerate Hydrogen Integration In Fuel Cells Trucks

The title of this post, is the same as that of this article on H2 View.

This is the first two paragraphs of the article.

Air Products and Cummins jointly announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding today (July 26) to work together to accelerate the integration of hydrogen fuel cell trucks around the world.

Cummins is expected to provide hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains integrated into selected OEM partners’ heavy-duty trucks for Air Products, as the company begins the conversion of its global fleet of distribution vehicles to hydrogen.

Note.

  1. In 2020, Air Products had a turnover of nearly $9 billion.
  2. Air Products used to provide the liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen for the Space Shuttle.
  3. According to Wikipedia, Air Products have a good Environmental Record.
  4. In 2020, Cummins had a turnover of nearly $20 billion.
  5. Cummins have been reported to be testing hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engines.

Have two of the biggest beasts joined together to exploit they technology, by initially developing hydrogen-powered trucks for Air Products global distribution?

To my mind, this could be a deal to watch.

  • Cummins have both the fuel cell development and manufacture. under their control.
  • Air Products have the production of the hydrogen under their own control.
  • Hydrogenics, who Cummins took over in 2019, are manufacturers of both fuel cells and electrolysers.

Wrapped round it all are two of America’s largest companies, who trade globally.

But what better way is there to demonstrate hydrogen-powered trucks is there, than to use them to distribute your own products?

July 27, 2021 Posted by | Hydrogen, Transport/Travel | , , , | 1 Comment