Railways: Biodiversity

Department for Transport written question – answered on 7th December 2020.

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Photo of Rachel Reeves Rachel Reeves Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that Network Rail takes biodiversity into account when undertaking lineside work.

Photo of Chris Heaton-Harris Chris Heaton-Harris Minister of State (Department for Transport)

Network Rail targets have been set to achieve no net loss of biodiversity by 2024 and biodiversity net gain by 2035. Network Rail have committed to publishing a national biodiversity standard by the end of 2021 and will establish a biodiversity baseline, map all relevant data and make that available to their supply chain by 2024.

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