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Feb 10, 2021The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) approved the targets to reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions from the Class I's operations 26% by 2030 against a

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  • Life-cycle assessment of high-speed rail: the case of

    high-speed rail has been debated for some time and now includes the energy and environmental tradeoffs. The per-trip energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and other emissions are often compared against the alternatives (automobiles, heavy rail, and aircraft), but typically only considering vehicle operation.

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  • Energy Consumption and Emissions of High-Speed Trains

    The author found that 550,000 tons of GHG per annum by 2025/2030 would be reduced which comes from a shift of freight from truck to rail, and air and road passenger travel to high-speed rail [18].

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  • HS2’s world-first emissions retrofit – High-Speed Rail Group

    Jan 05, 2021High Speed Rail Group welcomes Royal Assent for HS2 Phase 2a Today marks a significant milestone in the life of the HS2 project, as it becomes ever more a truly North – South railway. The legislation needed for the next phase of the high speed line Read more…

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  • Northeast High-Speed Rail Project Races Forward — ecoRI

    Feb 05, 2021The proposed high-speed rail system would reduce travel times significantly. (North Atlantic Rail) NAR steering committee members have estimated that the project would cost a total of $105 billion to design and build the top priority projects and trunk line.

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  • Rail News - UPs science-based targets approved for

    Feb 10, 2021The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) approved the targets to reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions from the Class Is operations 26% by 2030 against a

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  • UBC students look at viability of high-speed rail to

    Jan 11, 2021“High-speed rail would help to decrease traffic accidents, reduce carbon emissions, would cause a housing boom in the areas further away from Vancouver and would increase the work-life balance for many commuters by reducing travel time and creating cheaper and more accessible housing opportunities further away from places of work,” wrote

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  • China’s Experience with High Speed Rail Offers Lessons for

    In China, high-speed rail service is competitive with road and air transport for distances of up to about 1200 km. Fares are competitive with bus and airfares and are about one-fourth the base fares in other countries. This has allowed high-speed rail to attract more than

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  • Will HS2 really help cut the UK’s carbon footprint? | UK

    Feb 02, 2020A 2019 report for the High Speed Rail Group (HSRIL), which represents companies with an interest in high-speed rail, estimates construction could be reduced by

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  • Federal Review of High-Speed Maglev Train Between D.C.

    Feb 07, 2021The Federal Railroad Administration in January released a preliminary review of a proposal to build a high-speed maglev train system between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. as the first leg of a route that would eventually connect to New York City, reports Luz Lazo. The preliminary review [lays] out potential routes, as well as economic and environmental impacts of the train service that

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  • California bullet train project will seek $4.1 billion as

    Feb 08, 2021The California bullet train authority will seek a $4.1-billion appropriation to complete construction in the Central Valley, as costs and schedules continue to grow.

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  • High-Speed Rail Heats Up In California As Brightline Eyes

    Aug 22, 2020The sole private passenger rail service in the U. S. got a green light from transit agencies to begin planning two extensions for its $5 billion high-speed train to Las Vegas.

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  • Don’t Dismiss Freight Rail Electrification - Railway Age

    Feb 05, 2021Back to AAR’s 2020 paper: Its broad assertion is this: “Mandating electrification of the freight rail network is not a viable means for reducing GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions. Proposals that would require all or part of our nation’s freight rail network to be electrified should be set aside to focus on other alternatives.”

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  • Trains vs Planes: Is Rail Always the Low Carbon Option?

    Oct 11, 2018Only last week I wrote about 5 high speed trains that were changing the face of rail, not only breaking speed records, but cutting emissions too. And days later Martin Frid Menu

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  • Østfold Line - Wikipedia

    The Østfold Line (Norwegian: Østfoldbanen) is a 170-kilometer (110 mi) railway line which runs from Oslo through the western parts of Follo and Østfold to Kornsjø in Norway.It continues through Sweden as the Norway/V nern Line.The northern half is double track and the entire line is electrified.It serves a combination of commuter, regional and freight trains and is the main rail corridor

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