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This is the world's first fully solar train
by Adele Peters

Fast Company    Translate This Article
20 December 2017

On 20 December 2017 Fast Company reported: The Australian beach town of Byron Bay ... now has a second option for traveling one common route: The world's first fully solar-powered train, running on a restored train line that was out of use for more than a decade. Converting the train to solar-using a vintage vehicle built shortly after World War II-was a challenge. ... Global Good News service views this news as a sign of rising positivity in the field of science, documenting the growth of life-supporting, evolutionary trends.

Custom curved solar panels on the roof of the train send power to a set of batteries that replace one diesel engine; the other engine is still in place and can provide backup power in an emergency. As the train brakes, it generates more electricity, like a hybrid car. At a train station, the train can be plugged in to pull more power from solar panels on the roof. If there's a long period without sun-somewhat unlikely in this part of the world-the train can also plug in to get renewable energy from the local grid.

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