Find out what these industry experts think about topics including: the barriers in upgrading and electrifying existing/new rail networks; overcoming the uncertainties of using alternative green traction technologies; and how the rail freight sector plays a part in rail’s decarbonisation efforts.
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When it comes to environmentally-friendly travel, rail wins by far. Trains contribute to far fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other forms of transportation. But the rail industry is still under pressure to reduce its carbon footprint further to meet governmental mobility climate change targets.
How are rail organisations working to be more sustainable and what projects and developments are in the spotlight helping the industry meet targets?
Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Decarbonising Rail; an In-Depth Focus to explore FRMCS; the impact of COVID-19 on Indonesia’s rail industry; establishing cyber-security for next generation rail mobility; and much more!
The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry have named CSX as a 2021 Climate Leadership Award recipient in recognition of the company’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
"Although we welcome these positive plans, action is needed now if we are to reach Net Zero on our railways by 2050," says David Clarke, Technical Director at the Railway Industry Association (RIA).
Over the past five years, JR Kyushu's DENCHA trains - the world’s first battery-powered train charged by AC overhead lines - have reduced CO2 emissions by 2.7 million kg.
The Czech-based Railway Research Institute, VUZ, has announced plans to install its own sources of clean energy and the environmentally friendly production of hydrogen.
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has announced the publication of its latest Position Papers 'Boosting ERTMS deployment' and 'The revision of TEN-T Regulation 1315/2013', highlighting the key issues if rail is to become the green transport mode of choice.
The Office of Rail and Road has published data demonstrating that the UK is electrifying its railway at less than half the rate needed to decarbonise by 2050.
The ‘Rail to the COP’ initiative will transport 500 travellers from Amsterdam to Glasgow, with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of rail transport and climate targets.
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As part of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) Africa Climate week, UIC inaugurated its new carbon neutral, sustainability pledge for the African region and railways by 2050.
Adele Kamel, Director of Communication and Brand Strategy at Green Furniture Concept, explains why biophilic design and biophilia will be an important part of travel and the design of train stations.
During National Recycling Week, Govia Thameslink Railway has unveiled a new recycling scheme at Brighton train station, which aims to bolster the rail industry’s commitment to a UK green recovery.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority reveals its latest Sustainability Report, outlining the positive impact the electrified high-speed rail project continues to have on halting climate change.
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