The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has collected data from its members which reveals the alarming financial impact of COVID-19 on railways.
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Railways are often controlled by governmental or independent safety and economic regulators, responsible for ensuring that railway operators and infrastructure managers comply with certain laws and standards. Regulatory aspects include funding requirements, access to railway networks and controlling the licenses of the operators of railway assets. Regulators also enforce consumer/passenger protection law in relation to the railway.
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Bill Flynn, Amtrak CEO, has written to Congress outlining the national railroad's top five priorities as it looks to improve and expand rail services across the U.S.
Dellner Couplers has acquired the CAF MiiRA Couplers business which further strengthens its position as market leader of train connection systems.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority’s latest yearly economic impact analysis underscores the growing value of California’s investment in high-speed rail amid the economic uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the ‘European Year of Rail’ already underway, Alberto Mazzola, Executive Director of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), writes that, during this busy year for the European rail community, focus must be on recovery and development to make Europe's rail ambitions become reality.
An open letter written to the UK's Chancellor and Secretary of State by London’s business leaders, has urged the government to step in and offer financial assistance to Eurostar.
While the public are being asked to stay at home, the rail industry is using this opportunity to plan improvements around Manchester ready for when passengers return in much greater numbers.
Launched by the European Commission, a variety of activities will put rail in the spotlight throughout 2021, to encourage rail use by both citizens and businesses and to contribute to the EU Green Deal goal of becoming climate-neutral by 2050.
The High Speed Rail Group (HSRG) has shared the seven key rail improvements it thinks are urgently needed to support growth between the four nations of the United Kingdom.
Take a look at Global Railway Review's most read articles of 2020, including Scotland’s ambition to deliver a decarbonised rail network, the feasibility of a high-speed rail service between Chicago and NYC, and the opportunities for using big data analytics on India’s national railway network.
The final rule requires 40 states and the District of Columbia to develop and implement highway-rail grade crossing action plans to improve public safety.
SAB Bröckskes has put a cable with excellent characteristics for permanent flexible use on the market - the new cable type SAB RailLine 560.
Take a look at Global Railway Review's most read news stories of 2020, including an app to help social distancing on trains, the world’s first two hydrogen trains successfully completing trial passenger services, and American high-speed rail project developments.
The Department for Transport (DfT) will delay the normal annual January change to rail fares until 1 March 2021, offering a significant window for commuters who cannot work at home to purchase cheaper season tickets at the existing rate and allowing greater flexibility in uncertain times.