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Travelling by rail may be a green form of transport but it could be even greener, as the maiden journey of Europe's first biodiesel train set out to demonstrate yesterday. The Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson launched the service, which runs on a partly blended biofuel, to haul a trial group of passengers, including the prime-minister-in-waiting, Gordon Brown, from London Euston to Llandudno in north Wales - The Independent