Hydrogen is becoming more common as a low carbon fuel for transport. This is because hydrogen as a low carbon transport fuel has zero tail-pipe emissions, helping towards cleaner air, particularly in urban areas.
Hydrogen buses are already on the road in London and Aberdeen. Hydrogen fuel cell cars are becoming ever more popular, and hydrogen fuel cell trains are under development for trials around the world and in particular in the North West of England.
In 2017, the Government announced additional funding to support the development of hydrogen for transport until 2020. More substantial sources of hydrogen, along with a pipe network could see substantial growth in the use of hydrogen for transport.