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pware
December 16th, 2017, 07:21 AM
Running on 3km of disused track on the far north coast of NSW, Australia, enthusiasts with funding from a resort owner have converted a heritage DMU to run on solar power.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-16/world-first-solar-train-the-brainchild-of-byron-bay-millionaire/9265522

scratchy
December 16th, 2017, 08:37 AM
Still yet to find a video to see if its as quiet as a Tesla. Good idea, I'd imagine anything near Byron would do well.

Wish I had enough money to set up a railway "for a bit of fun" lol