DB Schenker Rail UK to fit ‘stop-start’ technology on locomotives

DB Schenker Rail UK are seeking to save over 4,500 tonnes in carbon emissions every year through the introduction of stop-start technology to ninety class 66 locomotives DBSR UK has been trialling Auto Engine Stop Start technology (AESS) on a class 66 locomotive since February 2014. The loco 66176 has …

Another London Route Goes Over To Routemaster Operation

Route 453 becomes the ninth in the capital to convert and the first to operate entirely with Euro VI New Routemaster buses – delivering even further emission reductions New data shows that New Routemasters are almost 50 per cent more fuel efficient than predecessors. From 18th October there will be phased …

Tyne & Wear Quality Contract – Benefits Evaporating

The region’s largest bus operator, Go North East, has questioned the ‘evaporating’ benefits of the proposed bus contract scheme being scrutinised by councillors. Since the scheme was first proposed last year the claimed benefits have already fallen by £40 million and a promise of 18 extra buses has been ‘airbrushed …