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Are you looking for ways to make your business more sustainable? Traveling by train contributes to more sustainable operations. All NS trains run using green electricity.


Climate neutral travel

Business travel is, often without realising it, a major cause of a company's environmental pollution. If you would like to make your business more socially responsible, then switching from traveling by car to traveling by train may be a good idea, and it saves you money on your mobility expenses.

Traveling by train is completely climate neutral. All our trains run on green electricity. We have reached an agreement with Eneco which allows passengers to travel without CO2 emissions. As a result, you can significantly lower your company's CO2 emissions by traveling by train.

The train is energy efficient

In addition, the train uses energy more efficiently. We at NS have achieved this by efforts such as:

  • using trains that consume less energy;
  • modernising the double-deckers to make them 20% more efficient;
  • introducing EnergyEfficient Engineering: accelerating quickly and letting the train coast to a stop.

Over the past 10 years, we have reduced our energy consumption by 30%. But we could always do better, so we will continue to work on improving our energy efficiency.

Cut CO2 emissions like Natuurmonumenten

When your organisation manages more than 100,000 hectares of natural landscape, sustainable entrepreneurship is in your nature. Natuurmonumenten encourages its employees to use public transport by providing the NS-Business Card, allowing it to reduce CO2 emissions by 300 tons.

Successful car-free day from ABN AMRO

On the Dag van de Duurzaamheid (Sustainability Day) on 10 October 2016, ABN AMRO challenged its employees to leave their cars at home and come to work using an alternative means of transport. The organisation of a car-free day is part of ABN AMRO's effort to achieve fully climate neutral business operations by 2020.