This morning the world’s first solar panel array connected directly to a railway went live in Aldershot. Riding Sunbeams’ ‘First Light’ demonstrator project is a collaboration between climate change charity 10:10, Community Energy South and Network Rail. The array of 100 solar panels, with an output of 30kW is connected to an ancillary transformer powering … Read More World first for solar powered rail
Viva rail, manufacturers of the class 230 units in use on the Bletchley branch, have announced a partnership with Arcola to develop a fuel cell version. Although electrification is the preferred option for most lines in the UK, there are a large number of small branches and rural lines where OLE is simply not a… Read More Viva Hydrogen!