“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”
“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”
Our latest report “Setting Regional Budgets for Rail Investment” seeks to answer the following question: “What would rail enhancement budgets look like for the rest of England and for Wales, if set on a similar basis to that used … Read more › “Setting Regional Budgets for Rail Investment”
“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”