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The Coming Battery Electric Trains

Positive Future #727 (Feature photo – Siemens Battery Electric Train –  Courtesy of Siemens)

CleanTechnica journalist Steve Hanley brings us the story of how Siemens will start supplying battery-electric trains in Germany. This is a big breakthrough as historically electric trains needed overhead supply wire sources. The new trains will be made up of two cars capable of carrying 120 passengers. In the video below you can see how Bombardier has also developed electric battery trains. You can read the story here:

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