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Government must change policy on rail electrification or risk missing climate change targets, industry body warns

The national body for Britainís railways has warned the government could miss its targets of decarbonising train travel by 2040 unless it changes its policy on electrification.

Spring Statement: Philip Hammond hints at Spending Review boost for Northern Powerhouse rail

Philip Hammond has hinted that the Government will throw its weight behind a major strategic rail project in the north later this year, when he delivered his Spring Statement today.

Rail electrification costs slashed in 10-year plan

The cost of rail electrification projects could be slashed by as much as 50%, if the government commits to a 10-year pipeline of work, according to the Railway Industry Association (RIA).

Thursday, 14 March 2019

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  • Top ferry bosses unveil priorities for 2019Launching more energy efficient solutions and ships, boosting digitalisation and facing Brexit are among the key focuses for five major ferry operator chief executives discussing their views for 2019 at Shippax Ferry Conference.

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