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
World Environment Day 2021
It’s World Environment Day and we’re sharing how we’re working hard to make rail travel even greener. Sustainability is important to you and it’s important to us. It’s an integral part of our aim to put…
Railway Day – freight cuts emissions across Britain
Rail freight delivers billions of pounds in benefits and could play a major role in reaching net-zero carbon emissions, according to research. A report published this week by industry body Rail Delivery Group, based on…