Why UK railways can't deal with heatwaves - and what might help

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Rail upgrades are crucial to future-proofing the network and cutting CO2, rail industry argues
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Rail upgrades are crucial to future-proofing the network and cutting CO2, rail industry argues

The UK rail industry struggles to create tracks that can cope with both high and low temperatures, according to Brunel University London's Kangkang Tang

The UK's rail service has been hit with widespread train delays and high levels of cancellations during the heatwave. The whole of the east coast line between Edinburgh and London was closed for hours...

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