Tag Archives: Sustainable Development

Energy and Carbon Management

Reducing our carbon emissions, increasing efficiencies, and creating a responsible energy management culture. The efficient use of energy is critical to the running of today’s railway.  Network Rail provides the energy for the whole of the UK rail industry and manages those contractual arrangements with its corporate suppliers.  In addition to that key responsibility, Network […]

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Private: Sustainable Travel & Transport

Rail is generally regarded to be a sustainable form of transport but with new technologies and innovations occurring throughout the transport sector it is important that the rail sector continues to innovate and integrate with other transport modes to provide an end to end journey and position rail as an inclusive, affordable and accessible transport […]

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Responsibly Sourced Timber

What is responsibly sourced timber? Responsibly sourced timber is procured by Network Rail from sustainably-managed and legal sources. This assures stakeholders that non-sustainable activities, such as illegal logging, are not involved in the supply chain, whilst supporting the conservation of forests and respecting the interests of local communities. Why is responsibly sourced timber important to […]

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