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Lithuania to develop LNG-powered locomotive

BC, Vilnius, 30.03.2017.Print version
Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways), stevedoring company Bega, state-controlled energy terminals operator Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil), the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University and the Klaipeda University on Thursday signed an agreement on development of the railway locomotive powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), reported LETA/BNS.

The locomotive will run from the port's railway station to stevedoring companies, with plans to extend the distance in the future.


Thursday also marks signature of an agreement on creation of a smart LNG transporting container. The first LNG containers developed in Lithuania should be ready and launched before the end of 2017. They will be built by one of Lithuania's largest engineering companies, Vakaru Laivu Gamykla (Western Shipyard, or VLG ), US corporation Emerson and Norway's DNV-GL.







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