The EC approved the support scheme for Italian rail freight companies due to damage suffered as a result of the restrictions put in place.
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Marina Potapidou, Infrastructure Policy Adviser at the Community for European Railways and Infrastructure Companies (CER), delves into the TEN-T policy and how it has evolved since its introduction almost 10 years ago to become a vital part of Europe’s zero emission aims.
RB Rail AS has announced a public procurement for the Rail Baltica energy subsystem design and construction, as part of the largest railway electrification project in Europe.
Grigore Havarneanu, Senior Research Advisor at the International Union of Railways (UIC), looks at the challenges that railways face in dealing with Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and explosive (CBRNe) attacks and how the EU-funded PROACTIVE project can help railway staff to better face these threats.
The technology will enable efficient and sustainable transportation and electrical energy savings in the rail sector.
ÖBB have announced they are continuing with plans to modernise the axis to strength international rail freight and to achieve climate targets.
Rail Baltica commissioned Ineco to deliver a study which identified the opportunities to maximise synergies from infrastructure developments along the railway corridor.
VR Group’s Board of Directors have announced that they will discontinue Eastern freight traffic, with VR Transpoint tasked with creating a traffic rundown plan.
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.
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.
Alstom and Hungary’s leading oil and gas company have signed an agreement to cooperate in examining the use of hydrogen technology in rail transportation in Hungary.
Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking will be the largest European rail research and innovation programme ever, delivering activities worth €1.2 billion and aiming to provide a faster uptake and deployment of projects and innovations.