With the expected introduction of 5G on railways, which will inevitably result in the application of more technologically advanced capabilities – such as IoT or AI – Huawei is on hand to support railway operators in improving their digitalisation efforts, enabling advances in safety and security across all aspects of…
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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.
ETF argues that transport policies have never been able to succeed in achieving climate goals because they continuously put transport workers and their working conditions to the side.
ERFA has welcomed the strategy, which sets out a clear objective of increasing rail freight volumes by 50 per cent by 2030 and doubling rail freight volumes by 2050.
Railway Approvals Germany GmbH and DB Systemtechnik GmbH have been recognised as independent certification and inspection bodies.
The proposal, made by the French Prime Minister, will see track access charges waived until the end of 2020, which will support rail freight in a post-COVID-19 world.
Alstom's acquisition of Bombardier Transportation has been given conditional clearance based on four proposed engagements.
The European DAC (Digital Automatic Coupler) Delivery Programme will be a unique opportunity for the sector to collectively drive the deployment of technological and operational solutions related to the DAC, by means of a focused and inclusive system approach under the umbrella of Shift2Rail.
From the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), Libor Lochman (Executive Director) and Ester Caldana (Senior Policy Adviser for Social and Public Affairs) explain that promoting the rail sector’s credentials will help to overcome recruitment challenges and make the industry appealing to new generations.
EIB has signed a €95 million loan agreement with Eesti Raudtee for the modernisation of track and signalling along the Estonian railway network.
The rail and public transport bodies have issued the statement to advocate for the continued support of rail transport as a solution to the climate crisis.
Carlo de Grandis, Policy Officer of Rail Digitalisation at the European Commission, explains how the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) is hoped to be the successor of GSM-R, but also as a key enabler for rail transport digitalisation.
Targeting Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon, the EUMedRail project aims to strengthen railway safety and interoperability in the South Mediterranean region.
The presidents of ALLRAIL, CER, ERFA, UIP and UIRR have called on the European Commission to introduce new measures to protect the rail industry amidst the COVID-19 crisis.