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SBB says goodbye to fossil energy for the second time

5 May 2022 | By

Around 100 years ago, electrification allowed Swiss railways to say goodbye to fossil energy sources for the first time. Step by step, ‘white coal’, i.e. hydropower, replaced coal as the primary energy source. This is now happening for a second time – with all fossil fuels being replaced by renewables…

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Green technologies to shape the future of Russian Railways

24 November 2021 | By

As a national leader in technology and partner to global railway associations, Russian Railways (RZD) is implementing international projects focused on sustainable development. Here, Sergey Kobzev, First Deputy General Director and Chief Engineer of RZD, responsible for environmental protection issues, reduction of the carbon footprint and ensuring compliance with international…

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Rail’s role in the future of zero carbon transport in the UK

23 November 2021 | By

Transport is currently the largest contributor to UK greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and, as a result, decarbonisation is a key priority for the industry. In July 2021, the UK government published its Transport Decarbonisation Plan (TDP) – its ‘greenprint’ – detailing the steps needed for transport to become a net-zero…