Government’s decarbonisation ambition demands clear strategy for sustainable rail

The UK Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan, and Rail Environment Policy, show that rail must be at the heart of the UK’s sustainable transport system, says rail body RSSB. RSSB experts believe the Government’s ambitions and positive tone need to be...

Rail Delivery Group responds to publication of government Transport Decarbonisation Plan

In response to the government's publication of the Transport Decarbonisation Plan to decarbonise all modes of domestic transport by 2050, Andy Bagnall, Director General of the Rail Delivery Group, said: “Taking the train is already one of the greenest ways...

ScotRail to move to Scottish Government ownership

Change will take effect from early 2022 ScotRail services will be provided within Scottish Government ownership from the expiry of the current ScotRail franchise, currently expected in March 2022.   Speaking in a statement to Parliament today (17 March), Transport Secretary...

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Plaque unveiled at London King’s Cross to commemorate remarkable career of Britain’s first black train driver

A plaque dedicated to Wilston Samuel Jackson, Britain’s first black train driver, has been unveiled at London King’s Cross...