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The Integrated Rail Plan: A Disaster for Rail, Passengers and the Environment

The Integrated Rail Plan: A Disaster for Rail, Passengers and the...

The Integrated Rail Plan published today, 18 November 2021, announces a huge slash in new railway lines being built in England.

COP26: Doing the Wrong Thing Better

COP26: Doing the Wrong Thing Better

Jonn Elledge laments COP26's focus on electric vehicles to the exclusion of all other modes of transport, including the cleanest of them all.

To Build or Not to Build? The Uncertain Future of HS2’s Eastern Leg

To Build or Not to Build? The Uncertain Future of HS2’s Eas...

In this month's column, Jonn Elledge muses on the future of HS2's eastern leg and the political tug of war taking place behind the scenes.

Sticking Plasters Won’t Solve Transport for London’s Funding Woes

Sticking Plasters Won’t Solve Transport for London’s ...

TfL's recent ad campaign to get passengers back using its trains and buses is a symptom of its underlying funding woes, writes Jonn Elledge.

Safe and Clean: Mobility Made in Germany

Safe and Clean: Mobility Made in Germany

Jure Mikolcic, CEO of Stadler Pankow GmbH, at the VDB Digital Dialog Forum "Rail Revolution 4.0: Picking up Speed after the Crisis".

PM’s 10-Point Plan for ‘Green Industrial Revolution’ All about Cars

PM’s 10-Point Plan for ‘Green Industrial Revolution&#...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 10-Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution aims at incentivising driving and doesn't mention rail.

British Steel Backs Carbon Cluster Bid

British Steel Backs Carbon Cluster Bid

British Steel is supporting a bid to develop a comprehensive plan to help the Humber region achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040.

Notice to Proceed and Coronavirus – HS2 in 2020

Notice to Proceed and Coronavirus – HS2 in 2020

2020 has its challenges to the rail sector with the coronavirus pandemic but there has been good news too: HS2 has its notice to proceed.

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