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Sun. Jul 14th, 2024

Why isn’t Britain exploiting net zero train technology? – Channel 4 News

By Vaseline May26,2024

Pineapples and bananas, TVs and car parts: every day hundreds of thousands of items arrive at our container ports for onward delivery.

About 70 percent of them are then transported by road, using cheaper, polluting diesel trucks – and not the cleaner rail network. If the freight train is electric, the journey is virtually CO2-free.

We have the technology for net zero trains, so why not exploit it?

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