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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Solar Powered Train Rolls in Hungary
Europe's first train powered entirely by its own solar panels, the Vili was launched in a Hungarian nature reserve last summer. It carries passengers from Kiralyret and Kismaros, a scenic route not far from Budapest. This solar train is particularly impressive because it carries a cabin full of passengers — a task not required of many lightweight solar vehicles.
The train's maximum speed of around 15 miles per hour means it's not ideal for efficient travel, but it's perfect for sightseeing.