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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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.
Stadler has secured its first contract in New Zealand to supply 57 diesel locomotives for KiwiRail, which will help the operator on its journey to be emission neutral by 2050.
A contract to design, manufacture, and supply the latest fuel-efficient diesel electric locomotives to Pacific National, has been awarded to CIMIC Group’s UGL.
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.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched findings produced by the RSSB, identifying that the air quality levels on some diesel-powered trains is 'poorer than desired'.
Rail is already one of the cleanest and greenest modes for transporting large numbers of people and goods, but the industry is being called on to cut its carbon footprint even further. This In-Depth Focus explores some of the latest projects, developments and initiatives being worked on to ensure rail…
In an interview for Global Railway Review, Regina Barringer, General Manager for Global Rail and Defense in Cummins’ Power Systems business, explains the benefits that harnessing new fuel technologies can bring to the green, sustainable ambitions of the rail industry.
Chiltern Railways has marked 25 years of achievement as a train operator with a celebration event and the launch of HybridFLEX – Britain’s first battery-diesel train.
Before the locomotive is put into full service in autumn 2021, it will go through a period of testing and certification.
The groundbreaking Transport Decarbonisation Plan includes the aim to create a net zero rail network by 2050.
In partnership with a consortium of specialist suppliers, government funding has been secured to develop a dual-fuel solution for Freightliner's Class 66 locomotive.
Find out what these industry experts think about topics including the impact of COVID-19 on the rail freight sector, how to unlock more capacity on freight networks, encouraging a modal shift from road to rail, and the opportunities for digitalisation and emerging technologies.
Britain’s rail infrastructure operator has joined railway organisations from around the world in signing the UIC's Climate Declaration to further commit to tackling climate change.
The Class 769 bi-mode trains enable operation without an overhead or third rail supply, spreading the benefits of electrification to non-electrified routes.