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World Environment Day good time to remember rail

<p>World Environment Day highlights the need for increased investment in rail, the Australasian Railways Association (ARA) claimed.</p> <p>ARA president John Kirk said rail is an environmentally friendly form of transport. </p> <p>Rail transport greenhouse gas emissions have declined 9% since 1990 and rail is over three times more energy efficient than trucks, he said.</p> <p>He called on governments to reassess their land transport policies and increase investment in rail transport.</p> <br />