Topic: Environment

UK’s Network Rail plays the green card

The British infrastructure management agency has launched a promotional drive to highlight its environmental greening of the railway. Network Rail has put its weight behind an awareness campaign, informing the nation of the social and...Read more
|1 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

Cemex cements rail freight future at Selby

Rail freight facilities have been improved and safeguarded for future expansion at the Selby distribution hub operated by Cemex, the global building materials solutions supplier. Infrastructure renewals will mean aggregates can continue to be moved...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

HS2 celebrates 100 Buckinghamshire trains

The high-speed rail project, HS2, has celebrated bringing in the one-hundredth train to its Buckinghamshire contraction site in the south east of England. The company says the milestone operations has already taken the equivalent of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Rail freight produces 6 times less CO2 than truck

In 2018, an average freight train emitted around 18 grams of carbon dioxide per tonne-kilometer. The emissions of an average truck were much higher: 112 grams of CO2 per kilometer. The Umweltbundesamt, the environmental department...Read more
|Comment|author: Folkert Nicolai
Noah's train

Rail Freight Forward coalition signed in Katowice

On Friday 14 December, the Rail Freight Forward coalition was launched in Katowice, Poland. This is a coalition of European rail freight companies committed to reducing the negative impact of freight transport on the planet....Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen