• Tag Archives: Railway

    7,000 Indian railway stations soon to be powered by the sun

    Posted on by Shilpa Chatterjee

    Subject to implementation of the plans announced in India’s 2017 Union Budget, pretty much all railway stations in the country will soon be powered by solar. In the Union Budget speech made on February 01, 2017 by India’s Finance Minister, … Continue reading3

    Posted in Alternative Energy | Tagged , | Leave a comment

    Singapore to convert defunct railway corridor lines to 15-mile park

    Posted on by Gareth Mankoo

    What do we do with all those idle patches of land on the planet that do not serve any particular purpose? Other than turning into storage yards and makeshift markets, they hardly do anything other than take up usable space. … Continue reading3

    Posted in Transport | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

    Massachusetts plays home to green solar powered railway station

    Posted on by gavril

    Public mass-transit in the state of Massachusetts sees a greener horizon now. Governor Deval Patrick recently inaugurated the $13.5 million commuter rail station at historic Fenway Park, powered by solar energy. Known as the Yawkey Station, this one juices up … Continue reading3

    Posted in Architecture | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

    Taiwan’s first railway station powered by solar power built by local government

    Posted on by gavril

    TRA brings sunshine to the railway. The Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) will open a sparkling new station, its first to be powered by the sun. The solar powered station will open up to commuters on July 14 and is an … Continue reading3

    Posted in Architecture, Transport | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

    Paris Transilien rail system to adopt carpooling to reduce parking woes

    Posted on by mohsin

    Passengers on the Transilien, rail network in Paris, often have to face parking problems as they try to use the rail network to get to and from work. SNCF manages the French railway system has devised a car pooling service … Continue reading3

    Posted in Transport | Tagged | Leave a comment