'New ambition': Government targets 2040 phase-out for diesel trains

Madeleine Cuff
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Rail minister Jo Johnson calls for an end to diesel-only trains in the UK, but warns total electrification of track is not the answer

The UK is aiming to phase out diesel-only trains by 2040 under a new pledge announced yesterday by Rail Minister Jo Johnson. But the minister stopped short of promising a wholesale electrification...

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