There are many reasons to choose rail travel - it’s usually more direct, quicker and more comfortable.
But it’s also a great choice for the planet – with greenhouse gas emissions per kilometre by rail being far less than cars*. Only cycling and walking are better for the environment!
We are working to quantify and reduce our carbon emissions from all of our business activities. Click below to read about the different 'scopes' and our activity:
With everyone trying to do their bit to cut their carbon footprint and create a healthier future, stepping onto a Greater Anglia train instead of getting in the car is a great way to get started.
Exotic-sounding getaways in East Anglia you can visit by train
With confusing travel restrictions on foreign destinations this year, UK travel and staycations are the answer for many of us. Have a look at some of our favourites.
Looking for things to do in East Anglia? Take a garden tour by train
Picture an eco-friendly journey through wildflowers, past bug houses, bird boxes and slow worm homes, as East Anglia’s huge blue skies roll by.
Greater Anglia reduces emissions for second year
Greater Anglia’s reported carbon emissions have reduced by over 25,000 tonnes of equivalent Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in recent years– as revealed in the company’s annual Environment and Energy Report.
Rail station air quality monitoring commences at five Greater Anglia stations
Greater Anglia dials down energy use at its rail stations
Above: Norwich station Credit: Greater Anglia
Greater Anglia has saved more than 1000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent from being emitted into the atmosphere, after installing energy management technology at some of its stations.