HS2 station to be ‘first railway station in the world’ to win top sustainability rating

The station will maximise daylight and natural ventilation, will use a system to capture and reuse rainwater and will feature 222 EV charging points

Wind turbines to power Scotland’s railways

A Scottish railway operating company has been given the green light to install two wind turbines at a West Lothian railway depot. They are expected to produce 14,000kWh of electricity – enough to power a small station like Greenfaulds, Cumbernauld in Scotland – and save almost eight tonnes of carbon emissions every year. ScotRail also […]

King’s Cross powered by solar

One of London’s major railway station has upped its green credentials and today switched on its new solar system. Covering more than 2,300 square meters, King’s Cross station claims the solar panels are combined into 1,392 custom-made glass units, making it one of the UK’s largest and most complex building-integrated solar system. The 240 kilowatt-peak […]