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umwelt-plakette.de en 2019-08-07

News on environmental zones and air pollution

Step by step away from the diesel engine

Baden-Württemberg wants to rely on battery-powered passenger trains in the future - and is gradually integrating them into its fleet. The Siemens company has been entrusted with the corresponding orders. Siemens' flagship product, the Mireo electric multiple-unit train, will replace diesel locomotives on several routes. It is a step in the right direction, but delivery of the battery-powered trains is not expected until 2023.