The East Kilbride and Barrhead electrification project will pass through East Renfrewshire and South Lanarkshire to the south of Glasgow.
Scotland’s First Minister has said that decarbonising transport, including rail services, can help reduce the threat of climate change.
The 13-mile electrification project between Wigan and Bolton has been given the go-ahead by the British government.
A prototype electrified rail freight terminal is to receive funding from Innovate UK and the Department for Transport.
The UK government has published its Decarbonising Transport plan, in which it also lays out how it will decarbonise rail by 2050.
Skeleton Technologies have signed a contract with CAF Power & Automation, to supply ultracapacitors powered by CAF P&A’s OESS-s.
The battery-operated revolution is taking over the rail industry, eliminating many liabilities created by hydraulic systems.