Rail cuts, project scale-backs, and train fare rises could sabotage the UK's progress towards a green economy, campaigners have warned
The government's £96bn Integrated Rail Plan has faced criticism from green groups and regional politicians, who fear it represents a major downgrade on previous proposals
A joint effort from UK and European governments is needed to ensure rail is able to compete with low-cost air travel, argue HS1 CEO Dyan Crowther and Eurostar CEO Jacques Damas
Transport Minister Andrew Stephenson MP sets out his case for HS2, promising it will be 'one of our cleanest, greenest, and most-environmentally sustainable forms of transport'
Pandemic set to curb air travel growth 10 per cent over next decade as high speed rail flourishes, UBS analysis suggests
Rail electrification would bring many benefits and doesn't have to be expensive, argues Lib Dem transport spokesperson Baroness Randerson
All modes of high-speed travel come with a cost to the environment, and their climate impacts need to be considered holistically
Prime Minister concedes costs have spiralled but argues 'poor management has not detracted from the fundamental value of the project'
Koji Agatsuma, engineering director at Hitachi Rail Europe, argues battery trains could offer the UK a flexible, no-regrets transition to a net zero rail network