The Anonymous Widower

Battery Trains Ordered For Hermann-Hesse-Bahn

The title of this post, is the same as that, of this article on Railway Gazette.

This article is yet another endorsement of battery-electric trains.

There is more about the history of the Hermann-Hesse-Bahn in Wikipedia entry for the Black Forest Railway.

Could the Germans be using a battery-electric railway to bring in the tourists?

October 19, 2021 - Posted by | Transport/Travel | , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Actually it’s to bring in the commuters and schoolchildren. The last section of the route that is part of Stuttgart’s S Bahn network closed 37 years ago and by opening it up again it’ll serve an estimated 2800 people a day who want to get into Stuttgart. There are about a dozen short sections of track that the State Railway business SWEG is considering. seriously for reopening.
    The RS1 DMUs they will replace are barely more than 20 years old.

    Comment by fammorris | October 19, 2021 | Reply


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