Policy

Construction work at Rastatt. Photo: Thomas Niedermüller / DEUTSCHE BAHN

New guidelines for Temporary Capacity Restrictions approved

RailNetEurope has approved guidelines that will ensure a more integrated European rail network. It concerns the Guidelines for Coordination/Publication of Planned Temporary Capacity Restrictions’ (TCR Guidelines), coming into effect as of timetable period 2019. All...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

European Commission launches CEF 2018 call for proposals

The European Commission has launched the 2018 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Transport call for proposals that opens co-financing possibilities for projects supporting the policy orientations of the Third Clean Mobility Package – transport digitalisation, road...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Panel discussion about the amendments to the Combined Transport Directive

Deadline for amendments to Combined Transport Directive

The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee Rapporteur, Daniela Aiuto, has delivered her report to the European Commission with at least 27 amendments to the Combined Transport Directive. The deadline for suggesting amendments to this legislative...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: Latvian Railways

More EU funding needed for completion TEN-T network

Over forty stakeholders from the transport and related sectors jointly unveiled the Ljubljana Declaration, asking for an increased EU budget for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) under the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). This is...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: SNCF

France to gradually take over SNCF debt

French president Emmanuel Macron announced that the state will gradually take over the debt of national rail operator SNCF, starting in January 2020. He also confirmed that he will continue pressing reforms of the company....Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen