The 'Why Rail Electrification?' Report urges the Government to begin a programme of rail electrification now, in order to meet Net Zero legal commitments. It complements Network Rail’s Traction Decarbonisation Network Strategy by explaining why electrification is both a future-proof technology and a good investment.
The Report was published alongside an open letter to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, signed by more than 15 industry, business and campaign groups, urging the Government to begin an immediate programme of rail electrification. The letter can be found here.
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