Ban car adverts on trains, climate groups tell Network Rail

14 December 2022
Emilie Tricarico: National Rail has made policy commitments to support a shift from road to rail, but hosting car ads on trains and buses does the exact opposite
Emilie Tricarico: National Rail has made policy commitments to support a shift from road to rail, but hosting car ads on trains and buses does the exact opposite

 

Car adverts on trains should be banned as they undermine efforts to encourage modal shift from road to rail, says a coalition of civil society groups. The ‘Badavertising’ coalition – made up of climate charity Possible, thinktank New Weather Institute, and activist network Adfree Cities –  has urged Network Rail chiefs to update advertising rules to exclude all ads for fossil fuelled travel. 

New analysis by the coalition suggests that household car ownership...

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