rail electrification - 3 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
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