sustainability

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.
US president Donald Trump’s appalling decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord has rightly been met by a chorus of condemnation from all key European leaders, and a…
SOUND Transit has signed a 10-year agreement with Puget Sound Energy (PSE) which will enable Seattle’s Link light rail network to operate on 100% renewable energy from 2019.
SNCF president Guillaume Pepy revealed to the International Railway Summit in Paris how the company is positioning itself as a leading transport provider in a new transport market defined by…
Finding a cost-effective solution for the conversion of existing diesel trains to hybrid traction could help to reduce emissions and fuel consumption on non-electrified secondary lines. Keith Barrow looks at…
DUTCH Infrastructure manager Prorail has announced plans to make its operations carbon neutral by 2030.
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