[passenger] GWR officially presents its FastCharge technology


After more than 1,500 hours of testing at Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre, GWR’s Class 230 battery train began a series of test runs on the network in the first week of February 2024. The unit features the FastCharge system which unlike any other system, can be installed between the running rails in a matter of hours, and which is capable of delivering charging power of up to 2,000kW:

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