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Network Rail’s leaf-busting trains prepare for autumn: IMG 4131

Network Rail’s leaf-busting trains prepare for autumn

Monday 1 Oct 2018

Network Rail is preparing its 61-strong fleet of Railhead Treatment Trains (RHTT) and Multi-Purpose Vehicles (MPV) to minimise the impact of leaves on the line this autumn, ahead of the beginning of leaf fall season on Monday 1 October.

National Refill Day: Station water fountains have saved equivalent of 150,000 plastic bottles from landfill, announces Network Rail: Euston station water fountain

National Refill Day: Station water fountains have saved equivalent of 150,000 plastic bottles from landfill, announces Network Rail

Thursday 27 Sep 2018
  • Passengers have saved equivalent of 150,000 plastic water bottles from landfill since introduction of free drinking water at stations
  • Drinking water facilities are currently located in nine Network Rail stations, with plans to roll-out the initiative to a further 11 stations by the end of the year
  • Announcement coincides with National Refill Day on 27 September, an initiative by City to Sea which seeks to reduce plastic pollution by encouraging people to refill their bottles

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