solar powered train

World’s First Solar-Powered Train to Begin Service Soon in Australia

The solar train features a 6.5kW solar array comprised of flexible solar panels on the roofs of the carriages, which can together carry up to 100 passengers at a time. The world’s first solar-powered train will begin taking passengers, in New South Wales coastal town of Byron Bay in Australia. It’s the realisation of an […]

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Indian Railways Introduces Solar Powered Train with Battery Back-Up

The 1600 Horse Power rake has been conceptualized by Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuels (IROAF) using flexible solar panels and Lithium-Ion batteries. India’s national transporter Indian Railways has introduced its first solar-powered rake with a battery back-up to enable it to run at night as well. The move is part of a string of […]

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Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu Flags Off Newly Manufactured Solar Powered Guard Van of Goods Train

Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on Wednesday inspected and flagged off the newly manufactured solar powered Guard Van of Goods (Freight) Train at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station. The new Guard Van is equipped with Solar powered Light, Fan, Mobile Charging Point along with the facility of Zero discharge Bio Toilet.. Speaking on the occasion […]

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