Rising electricity charges forces British rail freight operator to revert to diesel traction

 

News article: Rising electricity charges forces British rail freight operator to revert to diesel traction

FREIGHTLINER will replace all its electric operations with diesel traction “temporarily” due to a 210% increase in wholesale energy prices in Britain between September and October.

  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Well this is not a great outcome for decarbonisation reflecting poorly onthe power wholesalers for rail.

What percentage of power in the UK is not from Nuclear?

Rising electricity charges forces British rail freight operator to revert to diesel traction

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  bingley hall Minister for Railways

Location: Last train to Skaville
84% is non nuclear
  9034 Train Controller

Well this is not a great outcome for decarbonisation reflecting poorly onthe power wholesalers for rail.

What percentage of power in the UK is not from Nuclear?

Rising electricity charges forces British rail freight operator to revert to diesel traction
bevans

wonder if the  people owning  electric  vehicles have the same option or do they just have to walk.

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