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Japan's fuel cell train rolls ahead under its own steam

Prototype could eliminate overhead power lines, slashing maintenance costs

Fuel-cell trains do not require external power supplies.

TOKYO -- Buying a house right next to a rail line might not be such a bad idea in the near future. The latest research and development points to a future of trains without overhead power cables that emit nothing more noxious than water.    

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