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Virgin Trains is awarded two Kitemarks

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04/18/2011 AT 07:19

To gain Kitemark accreditation, a company must demonstrate robust processes for measuring their carbon reduction, as well as a 2.5% reduction year-on-year for the past three years in energy consumption. Virgin Trains has exceeded this target, achieving a 7.2% year-on-year reduction at stations and an impressive 19.6% reduction when stations figures are combined with its train fleet.*

Peter Bowes, Virgin Trains Safety and Environment Director, explains: “Virgin Trains has done a huge amount of work over the past two years to reduce our energy consumption and we are delighted that this has been recognised by the British Standards Institute in the form of two Kitemarks. Of course we are ambitious to do even more and hope that our work towards achieving BS EN 16001, a best practise standard for energy management systems, will position us as a leader in our industry.”

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