Battery-Electric Freight Trains Could Happen Sooner Than You Think

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  • Battery-electric freights trains are making their way to the rails and they may be joined by electrified diesel locomotives
  • Because diesel trains already have a motor, the could be easily powered by batteries which would be better for the environment and would serve economic benefits to lower income communities.
  • A battery powered train would use half the energy required by a diesel electric train.  […]

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