“We need to move fast with major funding for high-speed rail to have an impact. Climate change has quickly become the single-most-important issue we face with disasters showing up all around us, and transportation is the number one cause. We … Read more › “Where the UK leads the US”
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“Rail is climate infrastructure”. This is how US Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez put it when hosting a press conference at Washington’s Union station in June 16th. And she is bang on the money.
“It would be good to hear … Read more › “HS2 levels up and helps tackle the climate crisis”
“On 25th March 1807, a year after the Swansea-Mumbles line started transporting cargo, the railway began to also start transporting passengers.
Benjamin French was the man who brought about the world’s first passenger railway by converting an iron carriage to … Read more › “The first passenger railway in the world – and what’s needed next”
Reconnecting communities to the national rail network by restoring closed branch railway lines is popular, with many applications to the Department for Transport’s Restore Your Railway fund. Government announced the first go-ahead on 19 March 2021 which should lead to … Read more › “Missing Main Lines”