Under the BWSC theme ‘Dream bigger. Go farther,’ Bridgestone supports challengers in achieving their dreams.
Let us introduce a solar-powered project that improves both mobility and environmental sustainability.
The world’s first solar-powered train in Australia
Byron Bay Train is the first train in the world that runs only on solar power.
Solar energy and recycling collaborate on the eco-friendly train
The eye-catching red train runs in Byron Bay, a beachside resort in New South Wales. Byron Bay Railroad Company recycled a diesel locomotive which was abandoned for over 20 years into a solar-powered train. Advanced technology has revived the preloved local train!
The train is powered from the solar PV panels on the shed roof
Solar panels have been fitted to the roof of each carriage to collect and generate solar power to charge the train’s batteries. When it is sunny, the train can run 4-5 times a day only on solar power received by the panels. In bad weather, renewable energy is charged with the help of local retail companies in order to operate the train.
A train that lets you travel responsibly and ethically
The not-for-profit company Byron Bay Railroad Company launched its solar train in January 2018. The train runs over 3km around the resort areas in Byron Bay. This nostalgic yet innovative train is popular not only among locals but also among tourists.
Let’s make an eco-friendly choice today by travelling by Byron Bay train!
Kome is a fluffy, one-year old Golden Retriever. She inherited the territory from her owner’s previous dog, ef. Affectionate and playful, Kome melts everyone’s heart with her sweet baby face in contrast to her impressive physique.efrinman Kome’s owner. She is an illustrator popular for her dog illustrations and comics.
Kome, the popular Golden Retriever gives it a try! – A dog jacket that uses solar energy
Funny Dress-up Lab
Collage artist. Fascinated by various aspects of decorative stickers, such as their vivid colors, unique shapes, misregistration, and the fact that they are now dead stock, he has been creating collage works using solely decorative stickers without altering them in any way. He will cease creating these works when the current stock in the world runs out.
Dressing up tires with stickers for model cars! BWSC collage art piece by Funny Dress-up Lab
Product designer. Taku Omura designs personal items, such as household goods and stationery, and develops his own products. His tweet with a hashtag, making proposals for corporate gifts without being asked, often becomes a trending topic on Twitter.
Give it a try! Taku Omura elaborates on solar-powered candy crafts with a magnifying glass