Why are there so many rail transport pollution cases?

Why are there so many rail transport pollution cases?

A new report finds that rail transport costs have risen as pollution increases.The study, published Wednesday in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, finds that pollution on the rails is expected to cost an average of $10.5 billion a year.The cost of air pollution on a railroad has been rising since 1980, when an average…

Kazakhstan: Railway Transportation Agency to issue new rules

Kazakhstan: Railway Transportation Agency to issue new rules

Kazakhstan is considering new rules for the transport of passenger trains, including restrictions on their movement through restricted areas, according to the country’s railway transportation agency.The transport agency’s executive director, Zafar Mammadov, told reporters Thursday that the agency had received a request from the Ministry of Transport and Transportation for a regulation to be published…

Train pollution, pollution, trains, pollution

Train pollution, pollution, trains, pollution

Rail traffic is a major contributor to global pollution, according to a new study.The report from the Stockholm Environment Institute and the University of California, Berkeley found that the train industry accounts for about 10 percent of global air pollution, with a staggering 70 percent of it being from trains.That makes the train the second-leading…

How to reduce emissions of pollution by rail by 2030 –

How to reduce emissions of pollution by rail by 2030 –

The Government is planning to introduce a new rail fuel standard that will reduce emissions from the transport of heavy and heavy-duty fuel by up to 10% by 2030.This is the first of its kind in the UK.It will be introduced on new and existing railways and on some routes that have already been in…

What’s next for railway transport?

What’s next for railway transport?

Transport tracking is a tool used by rail companies to track and report on the number of trains and passenger cars travelling on a particular route.Transport tracking helps the railways identify and reduce emissions of pollutants such as nitrogen oxides, particulate matter, carbon monoxide and volatile organic compounds.Tracking pollution and pollution emissions is also crucial…

‘Dangerous’ air pollution from trains and trainsharing in China’s coal-rich Jiangsu province

‘Dangerous’ air pollution from trains and trainsharing in China’s coal-rich Jiangsu province

Railways and train operators in China are increasingly using toxic substances and pollution to boost profits, a new report warns.The report, released today by the International Rail Transport Association (IRTA), said a growing number of operators are using “non-compete clauses” to prevent them from sharing data with regulators. The clauses prohibit operators from disclosing how many…