Swap planes for trains ‘to stop emissions in their tracks’

A shift in travel from planes to trains between London and Central Scotland has helped slash 681,064 tonnes of emissions. That’s according to new research published by Transform Scotland, which suggests the proportion of Anglo-Scottish journeys taken by rail grew by 13% between 2005 and 2015, rising from a fifth to a third of all […]

Alstom clinches £276m French nuclear deal

Alstom has won a £287m deal to overhaul and maintain part of EDF’s nuclear power stations in France. The French company has designed and manufactured many of the components installed in the country’s nuclear plants, which are all owned and run by EDF. The contract is part of EDF’s strategy to renovate its nuclear fleet. […]

Marks and Spencer switches from road to rail to cut CO2

Marks and Spencer plans to cut 800 tonnes of CO2 emissions a year by distributing 300,000 products by train. The retailer has announced it will use rail instead of road for clothing and home products on the 350-mile route between its distribution centres in Daventry and Falkirk. The move is the latest strand of M&S’s […]