Ganymede Solutions converts used workwear into energy

Ganymede Solutions is reducing its environmental impact by focusing on the sourcing, use, and disposal of PPE/Workwear. Together with specialist rail PPE supplier, Safeaid, the labour supplier has considered the lifecycle of PPE/Workwear and implemented new recycling facilities. Its goals were,...

HS2 hits green milestone as project announces first diesel-free construction site

Canterbury Road Vent Shaft site in South Kilburn has become HS2 Ltd’s first completely diesel-free construction site, marking a major moment for the project in its journey towards net-zero carbon emissions. HS2’s civils contractor Skanska Costain STRABAG joint venture (SCS...

Greater Anglia cuts carbon emissions by 25,000 tonnes

Greater Anglia’s reported carbon emissions have reduced by over 25,000 tonnes of equivalent Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in the past two years. This is equivalent to the annual average energy use of over 9,000 homes. The news was announced in the...

Norfolk stations receive ‘Wildlife Friendly Station’ status

Four rail stations in Norfolk have received a ‘Wildlife Friendly’ accreditation recognising the work of community volunteers to improve biodiversity and support nature.    Greater Anglia has partnered with Norfolk Wildlife Trust to formally recognise the achievements of its team of...

New hybrid locomotive set to slash CO2 emissions for consumers and business

Cutting-edge hybrid locomotive set to run on UK rail freight networks, slashing CO2 emissions for consumers and businesses, signalling a major milestone for the UK’s net zero progress. GB Railfreight (GBRf), one of the UK’s largest national rail freight operators and...

Brundall Gardens becomes first rail station in the country to receive ‘Wildlife Friendly’ status

Volunteers at Brundall Gardens rail station are the first to receive a ‘Wildlife Friendly’ accreditation for their work to improve biodiversity there.   Greater Anglia has partnered with Norfolk Wildlife Trust to formally recognise the achievements of its team of volunteer...

Updated HS2 designs for Cubbington set to deliver big environmental benefits for local area

HS2’s designers and construction contractors have released updated, more environmentally-friendly designs for the Cubbington Area in Warwickshire, reducing the materials and time needed for construction. Replacing the previous concrete retaining walls, this section of the railway will now run in...

HS2 partners with BMET College to train a new team of environmentalists

An Animal Behaviour and Welfare graduate from Birmingham, who is passionate about wildlife conservation, has launched a new career on HS2 which is allowing her to fulfil her dream of caring for animals and the natural environment. Charlotte Moore is...

Green target in sight as more than two-thirds of Network Rail suppliers pledge to limit carbon emissions

Tremendous progress is being made by Network Rail and its supply chain on making green commitments, with 67% of suppliers now signed up to the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce their carbon footprint. Science Based Targets form a key...

Masterplan lays out the future of transport network in the Midlands

Regional Transport body Midlands Connect is today (Monday) launching its Strategic Transport Plan for the Midlands entitled ‘Greener, Fairer, Stronger’ at its annual conference in Birmingham. The plan lays out the key challenges facing transport in the Midlands, including how...

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Ganymede Solutions converts used workwear into energy

Ganymede Solutions is reducing its environmental impact by focusing on the sourcing, use, and disposal of PPE/Workwear. Together with specialist...