A New North-South Welsh rail link

The Welsh Government have just announced they won’t be resuming flights between Cardiff & Anglesey (Pre Covid they subsidised it) but are looking into improving public transport connections instead. There’s been pressure for some years to reopen the Carmarthen-Aberystwyth and Bangor-AfonWen lines to provide a Nouth -South Welsh route. Currently the Cardiff-Bangor rail route is… Read More A New North-South Welsh rail link

World first for solar powered rail

This morning the world’s first solar panel array connected directly to a railway went live in Aldershot. Riding Sunbeams’ ‘First Light’ demonstrator project is a collaboration between climate change charity 10:10, Community Energy South and Network Rail. The array of 100 solar panels, with an output of 30kW is connected to an ancillary transformer powering … Read More World first for solar powered rail