SteamTrac prototype starts test running

Jackson, Chris
May 2011
Railway Gazette International;May2011, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p55
Trade Publication
This article reports on the start of trial operation of the first diesel railcar to be equipped with Voith's SteamTrac waste heat recovery system in southern Germany. The SteamTrac technology offers a saving in fuel consumption and a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions. The trial also assessed the technology's feature that minimizes the risk of corrosion. The trial included live testing with passengers.


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