rail electrification - 5 Items Tagged Within News

RMT on rail track electrification progress
RAIL UNION RMT today issued a scathing assessment of the Government’s record on delivering a low carbon railway as statistics released today show the UK lagging far behind our European neighbours. The UK now has just 37.9% of route kilometres electrified,...
Region: National
Tagged with: Rail Electrification, Network Rail, COP26, Tory Government
RMT on Government fuel emissions "hypocrisy"
“Today's announcement on emissions from the Government exposes the rank hypocrisy of their decision to shelve long-planned rail electrification works. “Puffed up news announcements about plans that are a generation away will not mask the reality of scrapped modernisation programmes...
Region: National
Tagged with: fuel emissions, rail electrification
RMT calls for an end to bickering over rail electrification
The call comes as a political row rumbled on today which puts the planned works to electrify the Valleys rail network in Wales at risk because of an on-going dispute between the Welsh government and London over who will fund...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: electrification, valleys rail network,
Rail electrification plans hit by new row in Wales
The upgrade and modernisation is part of a programme of essential rail improvements that are supposed to see the upgrade of the main line from London Paddington to Cardiff which is due to be completed by 2017, and extended to Swansea...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: rail electrification, wales
RMT slams Government over electrification in North
The comments came after a number of senior rail bosses, and Whitehall's rail "supremo" Clare Moriarty, gave evidence to the Transport Select Committee at which they were forced to admit that the exact total cost of some major rail schemes,...
Region: National
Tagged with: electrification, transport select committee