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Reducing CO2 emissions through new rail freight choices

26 November 2007 | By Graham Smith, Planning Director, EWS

Lowering CO2 emissions is central to all businesses these days. Within the rail freight industry, every day we are being asked to provide business with a way to reduce emissions generated by their transport choices. With rail freight emitting five times less CO2 per tonne kilometre moved than road haulage,…


Endless growth opportunities for freight

28 November 2006 | By Graham Smith, Planning Director, EWS

Rail freight’s prospects in Britain are very positive. We are already forecasting a growth of 50% by 2014 on top of the 70% growth achieved since the mid 90s but the increasing importance of a sustainable transport system point to even bigger opportunities. The environmental benefits of rail have always…