The almost €100 million funds will be used to finance eligible projects including maintenance, improvement and energy optimisation of railways, plus new route and line extension investments.
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Rail transportation currently faces many challenges. High on the sector’s agenda is reducing rail’s impact on the environment and ensuring trains run more energy-efficiently. Among the several strategies available for reducing rail energy consumption, optimising train operation emerges as a one of the most interesting approaches. Colleagues Pablo Ciáurriz and…
The tier 4 low-emission locomotives provide fuel savings of 25 per cent and reduce diesel emissions and are now in operation.
Rail Industry Decarbonisation Task force finds that the industry and government can deliver a step change in rail’s emissions by removing diesel trains from the passenger network.
The EU is investing nearly €320 million in the electrification of rail across Latvia, but do we need to question why only 14 per cent of the railway across the nation will be electrified?
Longer log trains between Waingawa and Wellington will deliver clearer roads and lower greenhouse gas emissions, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says.
The Midlands Rail Hub has outlined plans of up to £2 billion for new and improved rail infrastructure, to be completed between 2024-2033.
The Uinta Basin Railway project, a proposed freight line connection in Utah, is considering the environmental impact of its construction and operation.
HydroFLEX, the UK’s first hydrogen train, is to be tested on the mainline railway.
KfW IPEX-Bank is set to invest nearly €50 million for the expansion of Norwegian railway maintenance facilities and real estate developments.
As part of the First of a Kind competition, projects will receive a share of £7.8 million in government funding for innovative ideas to transform the railway industry.
Theresa May has announced new legislation that says the UK will have ended its global warming contributions by 2050.