With the European Union focusing more on confronting climate change, Jonathan Cutuli, Public Affairs Manager at UNIFE, explains the key role that alternative fuels can play for the rail sector in lowering GHG emissions and how investment is key to producing greener results.
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With the humanitarian crisis worsening, CER is continuing to work closely with its members to ensure the flow of refugees towards safe havens and help with the supply of aid.
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and its members are actively participating in EU-wide humanitarian efforts to support refugees fleeing Ukraine.
The aim of Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking is to reduce rail costs, increase capacity, and enhance flexibility and reliability.
The 2021 results of the CER COVID Impact Tracker show that no less than 33 per cent of turnover has been lost over the past two years due to COVID.
The CER, EIM and UNIFE, have all welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for the revision of the trans-European transport network regulation to ensure modal shift to rail can be achieved to reduce transport emissions.
In this article, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies’ (CER) Alberto Mazzola, Executive Director, and Ethem Pekim, Head of Economic Policy and Sustainability, argue that the EU climate and energy policy portfolio must include a robust carbon pricing component and inform transport users about their choices to effectively…
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has announced the publication of its latest Position Papers 'Boosting ERTMS deployment' and 'The revision of TEN-T Regulation 1315/2013', highlighting the key issues if rail is to become the green transport mode of choice.
After travelling 36 days across Europe, including 120 stops, 26 countries, and 33 borders, the Connecting Europe Express has arrived in its final destination of Paris.
CER’S latest COVID-19 Impact Tracker results demonstrate partial improvement in rail passenger services, yet a worsening situation for rail freight services and infrastructure managers.
Rail is already one of the cleanest and greenest modes for transporting large numbers of people and goods, but the industry is being called on to cut its carbon footprint even further. This In-Depth Focus explores some of the latest projects, developments and initiatives being worked on to ensure rail…
Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Improving the Passenger Experience; an In-Depth Focus to explore Rail’s Role In Reaching Zero Carbon Targets; the continual progress of Russian Railways’ digital transformation; the digital optimisation of track maintenance in Hungary; and much more!
The European Commission's ‘Fit for 55’ regulatory package will be crucial in the transition to sustainable mobility in Europe.
The June 2021 'tracker’ carried out by the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), shows that monthly revenue losses for passenger, freight and infrastructure services since January 2021 have remained consistent (compared to 2019 pre-crisis times).
Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review, speaks with Marina Potapidou, Infrastructure Policy Adviser at CER, about why investing in rail infrastructure will contribute to making the European Green Deal a reality.