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Comment Re:charge trains?? (Score 1) 245

Not all trains use overhead or line power. In the UK, there are many lines where Diesel-electric trains are still in use.

This article was published recently about research into how to avoid having to equip these lines with overhead power:

Submission + - Tokelau becomes first country to go 100% Solar (

zonky writes: Tokelau has become the first country in the world to go 100% solar generation, moving away from their entirely diesel power supply, which formerly supplied the energy needs of the 1400 residents of their small south pacific Island Nation.

It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.