Gallery: A Solar Powered Monorail System For Bologna

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Iosa Ghini Associati has designed the Energy Belt, a sleek solar-powered monorail system for Bologna, Italy that will connect the airport to the city center. The system’s smoothly sculpted lines run above the countryside, providing great views for travelers. The monorail will also provide infrastructure for other uses, namely a pedestrian walkway alongside the tracks and a solar system that runs along the rail’s southern face.

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3 Comments

  1. pradeepvaswani March 25, 2010 at 12:10 am

    This is a great concept, I am a Consultant in the Rail domain in India and Middle East and I see this as an opportunity for these markets, it would be interesting to bring this concept in India. Cheers

  2. cooldster December 10, 2009 at 6:17 pm

    This is not a monorail.

  3. Fausto Simoes November 9, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    What is the estimated solar contribution to the monorail?

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