Biodiesel to slash 4,000 metric tonnes of CO2 from HS2 contractor VolkerFitzpatrick

The firm claims the biofuel is capable of reducing particulates by 77% and NOx by 29% and will be used in multiple ongoing rail infrastructure projects in Cambridgeshire

Railway tracks

UK engineering and construction company VolkerFitzpatrick has teamed up with the alternative fuels supplier Green Biofuels to bring down carbon dioxide emissions across the whole of its UK rail enterprise.

Multiple ongoing rail infrastructure projects at Water Beach and Littleport in Cambridgeshire will use GreenD+, a biofuel which reduces nitrogen oxide (NOx), total particulates and carbon emissions - VolkerFitzpatrick is also working on HS2.

Tests of the fuel have shown the hydrotreated vegetable oil is capable of reducing particulates by 77% and NOx by 29%

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