Sustainable Development

Sustainability has become an important aspect of all aspects of the railway, particularly to those bidding for franchises. Today the scope of sustainability has grown beyond ecological and environmental concerns to encompass socio-economic benefits that the railway should be delivering.

Tools and databases

  • Rail Carbon Tool: web-based tool to calculate, assess, analyse, report and reduce the carbon footprint of your infrastructure projects.
    • Rail Carbon Tool newsletter
  • Sustainable Development Self-Assessment Framework: a bespoke, web-based tool to help industry organisations assess their performance and strategy against the SD Principles.
  • Station Travel Plan Toolkit: gives Local Authorities, train operating companies, Network Rail and others the information and resources needed to develop a station travel plan. For more information, please contact us.
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