One of the innovations developed by Japan this time is ramen soup. The rest of the ramen broth that has been successfully processed is then extracted into fuel for the outdoor tourist train.
Interestingly, the fuel that comes from the ramen soup is no longer a trial, but has been used since August 1st.
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Fuel for the travel train using ramen soup
“It’s amazing that tourist trains can run on ramen sauce,” said Naoki Akimoto, one of the visitors from Osaka Prefecture, quoted by Mainichi Jp.
Not just a fantasy, this train fuel comes from a mixture of unused tempura oil and lard extracted from pork bone broth, namely tonkotsu.
Air pollution free train
The company collects sauce from a number of ramen restaurants to make the fuel. The company is working with Nishida Shoun on fuel development.
After conducting tests in June, this train engine is already working well. In addition, this train does not even produce smoke or smell of gas to cause air pollution.
Like being in a restaurant
The cost for using ramen broth is certainly not much different from diesel. When the engine is first started, the train platform will be scented with the aroma of cooking oil.
So that the passengers will feel the aroma like in a ramen restaurant and it will definitely make all the passengers imagine a warm bowl of ramen.