HS2 will make journeys zero carbon for emissions from ‘day one’

From day one of operations, HS2 trains will be powered by zero carbon energy creating a cleaner, more sustainable travel alternative and supporting the UK’s 2050 climate change goal.

According to HS2, the trains for Britain’s new high-speed network will be powered by zero carbon energy from day one of operation, offering a cleaner alternative to long-distance car journeys and domestic flights, while supporting the government’s 2050 target to tackle climate change.

Andrew Stephenson, HS2 Minister, said: “We know that the climate crisis demands urgent action and these commitments from HS2 are vital steps towards achieving cleaner UK travel. HS2 is a once-in-a-lifetime investment and we want to ensure the country’s biggest infrastructure project, supporting thousands of jobs and businesses, is underpinned by the government’s ambitions for a greener transport and construction future.”

To read the whole news, please go to https://www.globalrailwayreview.com/news/131033/hs2-journeys-zero-carbon-emissions-day-one/

Created Tuesday, January 11, 2022


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