California Energy Commission Awards Funding to GTI and Sierra Northern Railway to Demonstrate Hydrogen Locomotive for Rail Applications in California

Des Plaines, IL March 24, 2021

The California Energy Commission has awarded GTI and Sierra Northern Railway nearly $4,000,000 to fund the design, integration, and demonstration of a hydrogen fuel cell switching locomotive to support the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Demonstrations in Rail and Marine Applications at Ports (H2RAM) initiative. The locomotive will show the potential of hydrogen fuel-cell technology to reduce transportation air pollutant and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.