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Train companies affected:East Midlands Railway, Grand Central, Hull Trains, LNER, Lumo
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Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway, Heathrow Express
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Based on emissions from a petrol or diesel car travelling between Glasgow and London vs a train.
Indicative greenhouse gas emissions (KGCO2e) for a single passenger travelling from Glasgow to London, 2022:
Petrol car average: 88 KgCO2e
Diesel car average: 85 KgCO2e
Train average: 28 KgCO2e
Based on total train seats on a 9-carriage Class 500 divided by the average car/van.
Calculation: A single train can hold up to 611 seats (a 9-car Azuma train), this figure is divided by the average car/van occupancy rate for commuting in 2021: 1.1 (DfTs National Travel Survey) = 555 (over 500).
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