Using LNG-fuelled engines in Europe’s locomotives instead of diesel could lead to huge reductions in emissions from the continent’s railway network, Barcelona-based Gas Natural Fenosa has told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.
Gas Natural Fenosa is partnering with Spanish national rail operator Renfe and transmission giant Enagás in Europe’s first pilot project using LNG for rail traction. The pilot will take place in Asturias, in northwest Spain, in April.
Replacing diesel with LNG in locomotive engines could lead to a 20% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, a 70-90%...
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