Deutsche Bahn's UK freight business switches to green power

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Credit: Joshua Brown/ Flickr

Credit: Joshua Brown/ Flickr

DB Cargo UK, the UK's largest freight provider, now sources 100 per cent green power for all its rail sites and offices under new deal with SSE

DB Cargo UK, the UK's largest rail freight firm, has switched to 100 per cent green electricity across all its rail sites and offices, the firm announced yesterday. DB Cargo UK, which is owned by German...

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