sustainability

FRANKFURT Rhine-Main Vehicle Management (Fahma), a subsidiary of Rhine-Main Transport Authority (RMV), published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union on April 20 for a contract…
AUSTRIA’s Zillertal Railway (ZB) launched a tender on March 6 for a contract to supply a fleet of hydrogen trains for its 32km 760mm-gauge line from Jenbach to Mayrhofen in…
MADRID Metro has completed a €6.1m project to equip all 301 of its stations and 10 depots with low-energy LED lighting.
GERMAN Rail (DB) inaugurated a new €220m carbon-neutral maintenance depot for ICE high-speed trains at Nippes northwest of Cologne on February 23.
TORONTO and Hamilton transit authority Metrolinx has published the findings of its Hydrail Feasibility Study into the potential use of hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) trains on the Go Transit commuter…
GREENRAIL, Italy, has signed the first agreement for the industrialisation and marketing of its range of recycled railway sleepers in the United States.
BRITAIN’s minister of state with the Department of Transport (DfT), Mr Jo Johnson, has called for the withdrawal of diesel-only trains by 2040 and the decarbonisation of the railway.
PROPOSALS to significantly reduce the use of diesel traction on regional services in southern Germany were presented to the Bavarian cabinet by the state’s transport minister Mr Joachim Herrmann on…
DB Regio says it hopes to cut diesel consumption by around 10% by equipping around 1000 rail vehicles with telematics systems for energy-efficient driving.
INDIAN Railways (IR) says it is planning to adopt a sustainable procurement policy in a bid to reduce lifecycle costs and reduce its impact on the environment.
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