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The railways in the UK, Australia and India getting power from the sun in different ways.
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Post-coronavirus financial pressure on governments and mounting public concern about climate change may finally prove the catalysts to unlock substantial private investment in European rail freight. Stephen Layburn and Tim Jackson of transport finance house Centrus describe the outlook to Nick Kingsley.
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Most Britons see their car as more important now and would not choose greener alternatives.
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Tube users are experiencing severe delays on the Central Line following the derailment of a train on Thursday.

The line remains closed in both directions between Leytonstone and Liverpool Street, in east London.

A special bus service is running and Tube tickets are being accepted on buses and some mainline rail services.

Safety checks are under way on the Tube's storage facilities after a dislodged roll of tarpaulin landed on the tracks, causing the derailment.
Three carriages came off the rails on a westbound Central Line between Mile End and Bethnal Green during the morning rush hour.
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Tube maintenance firm Metronet orders safety checks across the network following a rush hour train derailment.
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