At a time when India looks at ways to deal with its growing pollution problem, this technology may well be an effective solution. Recently, Alstom unveiled a zero-emission train that is powered by hydrogen fuel cell. Called the 'Coradia iLint', Alstom says the train is an alternative to diesel power. Given that Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has spoken extensively of Indian Railways plan for electrification, this is one technology that may interest him. This would also be in line with Modi government's bid to go green!
We take a look at how the train functions and some interior shots: