Rail News: Sucking Up Brake Particles

Technology designed to suck up the particles emitted by trains during braking is to be trialled by SNCF.

Working with Tallano Technologie, SNCF will fit the TAMIC® system to trains in the Ile-de-France region as part of an experiment which aims to improve air quality at stations.

SNCF believes the trial, which is financed by the Ile-de-France region, will run for two and a half years, is the first of its kind in the world.

Read more at globalrailnews.com.