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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:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/feb/03/battery-powered-intercity-trains-possible-study

Submission + - Tokelau becomes first country to go 100% Solar (stuff.co.nz)

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.

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