Electrify the rail network by 2025

Our initial analysis of how we deliver against an equitable Paris-aligned carbon budget for Manchester suggests that our rail network will need to be electrified by 2025 at the latest.

Why the contribution is important

An electrified rail network will not only lower carbon emissions and reduce air pollution from diesel engines, it will also deliver more capacity on already severely overcrowded routes and help ease congestion by enabling freight to be shifted from road to rail.

by AliMCR on June 29, 2018 at 09:52PM

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