Goodbye overhead wires for light rail?

http://www.wired.com/autopia/2012/12/induction-charging-bus/

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Induction for public transport is a rapidly developing technology – which is already being commercially developed in Europe.  

Already a less attractive element of light rail systems, the removal of overhead wires also removes a serious electrical hazard, makes streets more attractive, and lessens the impact of new systems to existing streets. 

 

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