Britain’s First Biofueled Passenger Train

written by Anjula June 8, 2007

 

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Europe’s first regular passenger train service powered by bio-fuel set off on its maiden journey across Britain with prime minister-in-waiting Gordon Brown hailing the launch for helping to combat global warming. The train, run by Virgin Trains, will use a blended fuel made up of 20 percent biodiesel, which is derived from biological material — typically vegetable oil.

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