Onrail has signed a long-term full-service agreement to lease two EuroDual locomotives from European Loc Pool, as the Norwegian rail freight operator continues to modernise its hybrid fleet.
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ÖBB Rail Cargo Group has begun operations of TransFER connections, exclusively powered by green traction current, to pursue the path to sustainable goods traffic in the Czech Republic.
Dyan Crowther, CEO of HS1 Ltd – the operator of the UK’s only high-speed line – looks ahead to COP26 and how the summit can act as a turning point for the transport sector in intensifying the fight against climate change, plus how HS1 aims to increase its passenger numbers…
DB Cargo UK’s ‘Freight belongs on rail’ campaign will lobby for a legally-binding target for future modal shift to switch freight from road to rail, with aims to encourage other businesses to follow.
As the Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline passes its two year milestone, the Railway Industry Association urges the UK government for an updated plan.
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The U.S. High Speed Rail Association (USHSR) has issued a call to Congress to pass the Build Back Better Act as it includes billions of investment to make high-speed rail a reality in the U.S.
The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry have named CSX as a 2021 Climate Leadership Award recipient in recognition of the company’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
"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 Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has announced the publication of its latest Position Papers 'Boosting ERTMS deployment' and 'The revision of TEN-T Regulation 1315/2013', highlighting the key issues if rail is to become the green transport mode of choice.
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.
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.
The ‘Rail to the COP’ initiative will transport 500 travellers from Amsterdam to Glasgow, with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of rail transport and climate targets.