Pioneering Trial for Solar-Powered Trains
Direct supply of solar power to rail traction systems has never been done. Yet this is about to change
with a pioneering trial that uses solar energy to partly power a railway line.
Social enterprise Riding Sunbeams switched on the first ever solar panels to directly supply a
railway line with electricity, paving the way for the world’s first solar-powered trains. Click on the
link below to find out more.