Rail electrification plans scrapped in favour of 'alternative technologies'

Michael Holder
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Rail electrification plans scrapped in favour of 'alternative technologies'

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling claims technological advances in batteries, alternative fuels, and hydrogen power mean "we no longer need to electrify every line"

The government has scrapped long-delayed plans to electrify a number of railway lines in Cumbria, Wales, and the Midlands, with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling claiming recent advances in train power...

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