By David Shirres A sustainable railway is one that is green and resilient, enhances biodiversity and adapts to climate change as well as acting responsibly to operate in a circular economy and improve social value. This requires much more than low carbon emissions. The need for electrification to reduce both […]
An inventor who plans to convert the Isle of Man Steam Railway to run on green hydrogen has said the island can no longer ignore climate change. Dr John C Taylor OBE put in a planning application for a building in Ballawoods to be made into a green restaurant, but […]
South Africa’s White Paper on National Rail Policy aims to give a strategic direction for South African rail development. The white paper sets out a focus on redressing the importance of rail over road in passenger and freight movement. It seeks to ensure rail contributes to the economy while helping to meet […]
The White Paper was gazetted on 12th May 2022 for implementation and is accessible to the South African public.