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Author Topic: Rail technology for road use? A Siemens project.  (Read 111 times)

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Rail technology for road use? A Siemens project.
« on: November 12, 2017, 07:58:24 pm »
Just came across this item about a road test in Sweden for hybrid trucks using pantograph and overhead catenary wire power, as per railways and tram systems. The test on a short stretch of highway was last June.

Just found it interesting so have posted the video here.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KwinzekBIGc

Swiss news item I originally read is here, in German, though Google Translate will help:

https://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/wissen/technik/erster-elektrifizierter-highway-fuer-lastwagen/story/21744860
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Re: Rail technology for road use? A Siemens project.
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2017, 10:24:03 pm »
they will be reinventing the trolley bus next!
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