In response to the European Commission's EU Green Deal, European rail CEOs recently met in Brussels to discuss the new approach to sustainable mobility.
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In order to ensure the growth of the rail freight industry, ERFA has stressed the need for regulation revisions and a more ambitious approach from the EC.
If Belgium fails to update its substandard climate policy, Flanders will be at risk of losing €500 million of public funds in fines.
UNIFE has emphasised the significant role the rail industry can play in achieving the ambitions of the Green Deal outlined by the European Commission.
The intention is for a deal that will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport and the wider economy by 2050 at the latest.
Plumb's goal over the next five years is to ensure that the transport industry is ‘sustainable, safe, affordable and accessible.’
How can the rail industry ensure that there is a fairness in trade between Europe and China? UNIFE calls for the legality of this position to be investigated.
New European Commission study suggests a shift to rail would benefit citizens in Europe, as the industry excels in covering its variable infrastructure costs and externalities like air pollution, CO2 and noise through charges, with smaller cost-coverage gaps in euros per passenger-km or tonne-km than other modes.
First organised in 2007, the European Railway Award celebrates and recognises the political and technical contributions of accomplished individuals to the rail sector.
The two companies believed merging would have created a European player with the ability to cope with growing competition from non-EU companies.
If the single EU rail market is to become a global reference, competition policy must be enforced through law and not political pressure.
Rail is the most sustainable and energy-efficient low-emission transport mode and it plays a crucial role in the decarbonisation of the transport sector.
Overall, 185 participants will develop new solutions for railway systems under the 2018 Shift2Rail Call for Proposals, building on the initial Shift2Rail results.
UITP sees the top rank achieved in the official statistics as a sign of the internationally recognised role the association plays in the field of transport research and innovation.
Believing that arguments about the scale and significance of Chinese entry into the market have been over-exaggerated, ORR strongly supports the investigation into the merger…