Scottish Government plans to decarbonise railways by 2035

Ending Scotland’s contribution to climate change is a major the focus of the Scottish Programme for Government. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced plans to decarbonise Scotland’s railways by 2035 and make the Highlands and Islands the world’s first net zero aviation region by 2040.

The government will also create conditions to phase out the need for all new petrol and diesel vehicles in Scotland’s public sector fleet by 2030, and phasing out the need for all new petrol and diesel cars from the public sector fleet by 2025.

To see the full government programme for Scotland – “Protecting Scotland’s Future”,  click here.

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