Railways: Carbon Emissions

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th July 2019.

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Photo of Andy McDonald Andy McDonald Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if it is his policy that the rail (a) network and (b) supply chain will be net carbon neutral by 2050.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The government has set an ambitious legally binding target to reach net zero-greenhouse gas emissions from the UK by 2050. The rail industry must play a major role in achieving this commitment.

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