South Korea to replace all diesel passenger trains with low carbon high-speed alternatives by 2029

The move is predicted to slash almost 30% of the carbon footprint of the trains used at the moment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70,000 tonnes

Diesel-only trains to be taken off track by 2040

Transport Minister Jo Johnson has called for diesel-only trains to be phased out by 2040 as part of a new vision to decarbonise the railway. He said rail emissions have increased by 33% since 1990 and while progress is being made to reduce pollutants, more needs to be done. Mr Johnson added: “If that seems […]