Tag - Environment
Friday 4 December 2009 at 20:48 :: Others
Saturday 5 December 2009 at 22:42 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
We heard how Copenhagen had to achieve new mechanisms for CO2 reduction, as well as setting high targets and agreeing how the transition to a low (...)
Friday 27 November 2009 at 13:26 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
Railway companies use large quantities of energy. Some companies generate their own energy and almost all railways organisations have the power to influence their energy mix due to being major purchasers of energy. In some countries it is also possible to opt for (...)
Monday 30 November 2009 at 21:29 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
We would like to give our warmest thanks to the staff onboard, our Russian colleagues in our team and all the colleagues and representatives from the Russian Railways who have hosted our excursions (...)
Monday 22 June 2009 at 01:43 :: Top menu
UIC has 199 members on five continents and is among others working to continuously improve the environmental and sustainability performance of the rail sector. UIC’s mission is to promote rail transport at world level and meet the challenges of mobility and sustainable development. Read more about UIC here.
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Sunday 29 November 2009 at 11:37 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
Thank you very much for reading this! We hope you find it interesting to follow us during our journey from Kyoto to Copenhagen, and especially now on the Trans-Siberian Railways. To help you keep an overview of our journey, we here give you a quick overview of what we have done during the first seven days thanks to the Russian Railways. You can see more details posted elsewhere on our website. 21 Nov (Day 1): Leaving Vladivostok
Distance to go: 9288 km
Temperature: -12 (...)
Wednesday 2 December 2009 at 17:33 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
The main freight cargo transported by rail in Russia today are gas, oil, coal, timber, machines and are parts of buildings.
Sometime during the 1980ties Russia set up the longest freight train ever in the world. It was 17 km long and it had four locomotives in front and two behind to push. (...)
Tuesday 17 November 2009 at 15:40 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
Norwegian born Margrethe was one of the team that came up with the idea of a train journey to symbolically connect Kyoto and Copenhagen but she never expected to be one of the people actually making the journey.
“Travelling on the worlds longest rail journey has always been a dream for me”, said Margrethe, “however (...)
Saturday 5 December 2009 at 15:43 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
I asked him how they manage to capture such complex ideas and so much activity.
Tom said, "We try to be as open as we can, to just observe. Sometimes we ask questions. I just asked Mr. Pepy (SNCF) and asked him about his vision - what he would ideally like - for (...)
Tuesday 18 August 2009 at 19:05 :: What is going on?
Read more about what our partners and members are planning of activities on their respective sites.