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Next clean-energy transport: a solar-powered electric railcar?

John Voelcker 1,594 views Jun 24, 2016 Follow John Add to circle Hungary's Borzsony solar-powered electric passenger railcar Enlarge Photo Tourist railroads are one of the unexpected pleasures of travel. Usually operating on trackage that railroads no longer need, they offer low-speed rides through scenic vistas, including locations that tourists often can't reach by car. But along with historic railcars on many lines come older engines, usually powered by diesel engines decades old without a single piece of emission-control equipment. WATCH THIS: Electric Vehicle Tourism Sparks Washington State: TEDx Video Enter the Börzsöny solar-powered electric passenger railcar. As noted earlier this month in the Railway Gazette , the experimental railcar has a top speed of 16 miles per hour (25 km/h) and is intended for use on a 7.5-mile (12-km) line from Kismaros to Királyrét in Hun...

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