Topic: COP26

‘Railways underexposed at climate summit’

Rail was too low on the agenda at the climate summit in Glasgow. “Let’s move people and not cars”, say the European Public Transport Association and international rail industry association UITP and UIC to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

A spark of rail freight at COP26 in Glasgow

A convincing speech advocating rail freight was held by CEO of Lineas Geert Pauwels at the climate summit in Glasgow this Thursday morning. “To achieve the climate targets, rail transport is an indispensable link.” Pauwels...Read more
|1 comment|author: Jerom Rozendaal

Railway industry confidence returns in UK

The uncertainty of the pandemic left almost every sector of the UK economy in a state of uncertainty and gloom. However, new polling has revealed that confidence in the rail industry has returned to pre-2019...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Rail industry unimpressed by UK Budget

A railway industry representative body has called the UK Autumn Budget and Spending Review a missed opportunity to unleash the potential of rail. Consequently, it sets back the case for increased rail freight and adversely...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

HS2 goes to Glasgow … virtually

Britain’s high-speed rail project is making a renewed effort to emphasise its environmental credentials. They will make an appearance at COP26 in Glasgow. Well, a virtual appearance – which is actually quite environmentally aware of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Vivarail promoting light logistics at COP26

Vivarail, in collaboration with the UK infrastructure management agency Network Rail, is set to run its ground-breaking battery train technology to COP26 in Glasgow in November. The company, which has made the headlines by repurposing...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton