Smart solar rail: £110,000 boost for Welsh rail electrification project

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Smart solar rail: £110,000 boost for Welsh rail electrification project

An initiative exploring the feasibility of using community-owned renewable energy technologies to electrify Welsh train lines has won a grant of £110,000

A project to electrify train lines in Wales using community-owned renewable energy and storage technologies has been awarded a grant worth £110,000, after winning the Rail Safety and Standards Board's...

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