Our railway is on a journey to a cleaner, greener future. Our vision is to serve the nation with the cleanest, greenest mass transport.
We want rail to remain the greenest and most and reliable form of public transport in the Britain, so it can play a vital part in green economic recovery and growth. We are determined to maximise the positive contribution rail can make to the lives of our passengers, our society and our economy while minimising any negative impact on the environment.
The Environmental Sustainability Strategy focuses on four areas.
A low-emission railway
A reliable railway that is resilient to climate change
Improved biodiversity of plants and wildlife
Minimal waste and sustainable use of materials
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