UK to phase out diesel-only trains in UK by 2040 - FT

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Feb 12 (Reuters) - The UK government has set out plans to end the use of diesel-only trains on Britain's railways by 2040, the Financial Times reported on Monday. Rail minister Jo Johnson will call on the rail industry in a speech on Monday to draw up plans to phase out diesel-only trains, the FT said. "I would like to see us take all diesel-only trains off the track by 2040," Johnson will say in the speech, the FT said. "If that seems like an ambitious goal, it ...

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