Biofuel and the Royal Train

OK, not bio-ethanol today, but bio-diesel instead.

Reading the BBC News website I came across an interesting article – the Royal Train in Great Britain is running a trial with bio-diesel to see if it is suitable for normal services.

Yes, the Royal Family have their own train!  Well sort of, there are dedicated locomotives and vehicles that are used for Royal purposes.

And it is one of these locomotives that is now running on bio-diesel.  In September HRH the Prince of Wales used the converted train for the first time.

Read more at the BBC News website.


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Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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