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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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 Railway Industry Association (RIA) has urged the UK government not to scale back investment in the railways and to deliver major projects, including HS2 in full.
"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 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 leading European rolling stock lessor, Alpha Trains, has signed a long-term contract to lease 23 EMU trains to Trans Regio, a subsidiary of the Transdev Group.
At the unveiling of a new commemorative 21st anniversary design on the fifth and final unit of its Paragon fleet, Hull Trains’ new Managing Director, David Gibson, has vowed to make the operator a ‘beacon’ of East Yorkshire.
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.
The first of Brightline's newest modern high-speed trainsets will be taken to West Palm Beach, where it will be stationed in preparation for Brightline’s high-speed rail corridor expansion.
Siemens Mobility will supply 30 Vectron MS locomotives to Cargounit, Poland’s largest independent train leasing company, with the first two locomotives expected to be delivered before the end of 2021.
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.
Lumo is to become the new, wholly electric rail service to launch between Edinburgh and London to replace domestic flights and produce more sustainable and affordable travel options.
Eversholt Rail announces £10 million contract that has been awarded to London & South Eastern Railway Limited (LSER), with aims to modify and develop its fleet of 112 Class 375 electric trains.
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…