CHBC Briefing: Innovations in Hydrogen Rail – Project Showcase

CHBC Briefing: Innovations in Hydrogen Rail – Project Showcase

When: May 19, 2021 | 1:00 PM PDT
Hydrogen has the ability to decarbonize and transform the different sectors of the rail industry without the overbearing expense of catenary systems. Interest in doing fuel cell rail projects started to take off a half-decade ago in Europe. Thanks to local and State funding, California now has fuel cell rail projects underway. Listen to some of the latest project developments in California.

1:00 PM – Welcome and Introductions

  • Cory Shumaker, CHBC Development Specialist

1:05 PM – Opening Keynote – The Current Global Landscape of Motivations Behind Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for Rail Applications

  • Lynn Harris, Senior Consultant in Sustainable Motive Power & Zero-Emission Technologies at DB Engineering and Consulting USA

1:15 PM – Project Roundtable – Current Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Rail Projects Funded & Underway

  • Moderator: Cory Shumaker, CHBC
  • Hydrail: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Rail, Tim Sasseen, Ballard
  • Hydrogen-Powered FLIRT in San Bernardino, Carrie Schindler, Director of Transit and Rail, San Bernardino County Transportation
  • Sierra Northern Hydrogen Locomotive Project, Mike Hart, CEO, Sierra Northern Railway
  • Momoko Tomioki, Caltrans


May 19 2021


01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

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