Submitted by: mobikon, Riemann & Schulze GbR
Implemented country: Germany
The SolarDraisine is as light rail vehicle with muscle-solar-electric hybrid and Ausspurvorrichtung a world first. They now also enables the cost-reactivation of disused railway lines with large slopes as a tourist trolley track for young and old. First Solar assumes Draisinenbahn 2012 to operate on the About Forest Railway in the Odenwald. There, the solar trolleys will also demonstrate the development potential of rail as a highly energy efficient and environmentally friendly transport system of the future.