On 11 December 2017, TfL announced that they were seeking ‘launch partners’ for the opening of the Elizabeth line. What is on offer is “a unique opportunity that will align with this historic moment for London”. For a number of reasons, the announcement raised a few eyebrows at LR Towers. For starters, we are talking about the opening of a public transport service, not the Olympics or another major sporting event. Nor is the sponsorship directed at arts programmes that a ...
Sleepers made from secondary waste materials, which can integrate sustainable power systems, have the potential to turn railways all over the world into producers of clean energy. An Italian startup backed by EU funding hopes to revolutionise the railway industry by turning its tracks into clean energy powerhouses. Railway sleepers usually consist of energy-intensive concrete but Greenrail’s version has an inner concrete core and an outer shell made from a combination of recycled plastic and ...
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