Tag Archives: biodiversity

Railway Sustainability Design Guide

The Railway Sustainability Design Guide has been put together by the Sustainable Land Use Programme with Aecom to provide a resource of materials to support the sustainable management of the railway estate. The guide is available on this link (https://planengageuk.alytics.com/networkrail-digital-sdg/home) but is also published as pdf documents on this page. Background The Government review in […]

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Kent Pilot

Kent Lineside Habitat Management Pilot Thank you for scanning the QR code located on our Protected Biodiversity Site sign. The Kent Route Environment Team are currently undertaking live lineside habitat management trials up to Spring 2024.  Any work you’re intending to do on this site could significantly impact the success and outcomes of our Pilot […]

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Biodiversity Metric

The Network Rail Biodiversity Calculator has been archived.  If you require access to the calculator and associated guidance, please contact SustainableDevelopment@networkrail.co.uk  From 2017 Network Rail operated its own Biodiversity Calculator using a metric created by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to account for  biodiversity losses and gains resulting from development works. […]

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Biodiversity

Managing our land sustainably including consideration of the impacts on biodiversity. What is biodiversity? Put simply, biodiversity is the variety of plant and animal life. Healthy and biodiverse ecosystems provide a wide range of services that are of benefit to humans across four broad categories. Human activities can have a significant impact on biodiversity and […]

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