CP last fall released a rendering of its hydrogen fuel cell-powered linehaul locomotive prototype, H20EL.

Ballard to Power CP’s Expanded Hydrogen Locomotive Program

Ballard Power Systems will deliver eight additional 200-kilowatt fuel cell modules to Canadian Pacific (CP) this year for its recently expanded Hydrogen Locomotive Program, the supplier reported on Jan. 19.

Supply Side: Ballard, Harting, Navis, Siemens, Wabtec

Ballard Power Systems has acquired Arcola Energy for $40 million. In addition, Harting has earned a product innovation award for its har-modular® series; Navis has recognized six customers with 2021 Inspire Awards; Siemens Mobility and RazorSecure have teamed to provide enhanced rail cybersecurity monitoring solutions; and Wabtec Corp. has published a 2021 Sustainability Report.

Ballard, Forsee Team on Hydrogen-Powered Transport

Ballard Power Systems and Forsee Power have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop integrated fuel cell-battery solutions for hydrogen-powered vehicles.

Supply Briefs: SoCalGas/Sierra Northern, ClearBlade/Phoenix Contact

Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) is providing $500,000 to help develop Sierra Northern Railway’s hydrogen fuel cell (HFC)-powered switcher. Also, Phoenix Contact and ClearBlade have partnered on an Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solution for the rail, oil and gas, energy and industrial markets.

Supply Side: Ballard, TransRail Innovation

Ballard Power Systems will provide fuel cell modules for Sierra Northern Railway’s new zero-emission switching locomotive; tank car and terminal automation solution provider TransRail Innovation, Inc., (TRIG) has acquired Formation Liquids Logistics Ltd. (FLLL), a rail terminal auditing firm and consultancy.

SERA To Build Hydrogen-Powered Switcher

Woodland, Calif.-based Sierra Northern Railway (SERA) will build a hydrogen fuel cell (HFC)-powered switcher under a nearly $4 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC).

UPDATED: CP Hydrogen Locomotive Pilot Powered by Ballard

Canadian Pacific (CP) will use fuel cell modules from Ballard Power Systems for its first hydrogen fuel cell (HFC)-powered linehaul freight locomotive.

Supply Side: Chart Industries/Ballard, Knorr-Bremse/Irdeto, TRAC Intermodal, Wabtec

Six major companies in the railway and intermodal supply space have reported developments in joint ventures and charitable works.