Before the start of official operations on 24 August, 2022, we ran through a final introductory phase with the production railcars, beginning 25 July 2022. From September 2018 to February 2020, ALSTOM’s Coradia iLint prototype from was put through its paces in regular service on the evb network Media all over the world reported on it. Just like the regular service beginning in 2022, the test phase from 2018 to 2020 was a world first. After evb, other transport associations and companies in Germany and other countries will also use hydrogen technology in their regular services.