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Approved WMCA Budget will fund schemes that can support economic recovery and help protect environment

A budget of more than £900m, including funding for infrastructure, regeneration and job training schemes that can support the region’s post-Covid-19 economic recovery and...

Winter is staying : travel warning as icicles cleared from railway tunnels

Game of Thrones may have coined the phrase ‘winter is coming’, but winter is staying in the North West as railway workers battle to...

GBRf unveil partnership to transform railways weed control maintenance

GB Railfreight (GBRf), one of the largest rail freight operators in the UK, is delighted to announce a landmark cooperation with Bayer Environmental Science,...

Investment focused on sustainable travel for a green recovery

Priorities set out for future transport projects. Accelerating economic recovery and laying the groundwork for an inclusive, greener transport network will be at the heart...

Go-Ahead named most admired transport company for community and environmental responsibility

Go-Ahead tops table of 11 UK transport companies in independent ranking on community and environmentThe company received the highest scores overall of all bus...

World-first hydrogen double-deckers enter service

As railways start to look at using hydrogen to power the trains of the future on lines which it would not be economical to...

New report lays out plans for transport decarbonisation

Alstom has launched a new report detailing how the government can decarbonise the transport sector, and in doing so, jump start the economy post...

Russian Routes to Zero Carbon Rail

The Russian International Transport and Logistics Forum PRO//MOTION.1520 is usually held in Sochi and attracts delegates for many countries. Not surprisingly, this year it...

Routes to Zero Carbon Rail

In May (issue 184), we reported on the Railway Industry Association (RIA)’s first on-line Unlocking Innovation event. These events have now been running for...

Hydrogen trains coming soon?

If Britain’s transport is to stop using petroleum, electricity is the only alternative practical method of supplying vehicles with the huge amount of energy...

Human Behaviour – how climate change and Covid-19 challenge us to act differently

Climate change is such a large issue, and achieving Net Zero such a difficult task, it is all too easy to put our hands...

Environmental clean-up started at Llangennech

Work has commenced to remove and replace 12,000 cubic metres of diesel-contaminated soil around the site of the Llangennech freight train fire that took...

DB Cargo tests alternative to diesel fuel

As part of its programme to look for new and innovative ways to power its fleet and decarbonise its operations, DB Cargo UK has...

Hydrogen-powered train now approved and tested in Austria

The world's first hydrogen fuel cell train, Alstom's Coradia iLint, has just completed three months of successful test operation on ÖBB’s (Austrian Federal Railways)...

Italy orders hydrogen trains from Alstom

FNM (Ferrovie Nord Milano), the main transport and mobility group in the Italian region of Lombardy, has ordered six hydrogen fuel cell trains, with...

East West Railway to undertake environmental surveys

The East West Railway Company (EWR Co) is initiating new environmental surveys to help inform planning and design work for the East West Rail...