Policy

UNIFE calls for European platform on rail digitalisation

The Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE) considers digitalisation inevitable for the rail sector development. To support and facilitate the process, the European Commission should establish a coordinated approach towards digital technologies, prepare a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Noah's train

A decade further and still the same obstacles

The Rail Freight Forward initiative and European legislative framework could offer lessons to help railways and decision-makers around the world achieve the climate change targets agreed at the recent COP24 summit in Katowice, believes Jürgen...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
IANA/Kansas City Southern

Mexican Anti-Trust report has no impact on KCS

Kansas City Southern (KCS) has claimed to be outside the scope of a preliminary report of the Mexican Anti-Trust Authority Cofece, analysing market competition in the State of Veracruz (southern Mexico). This report was released...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Rail Cargo Group

Russia and Austria cooperate on railway digitalisation

Rail Cargo Group (RCG) and Digital Logistics, a joint venture of Russian Railways (RZD) and INTELLEX, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote standardisation and digitalisation of operational processes across Europe’s borders. This should enable...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight train in Switzerland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Next step toward paperless freight traffic Europe

A next step towards paperless rail freight transport in Europe has been taken. On 12 March, the European Parliament proposed a new regulation for the digitalisation of electronic freight transport information. In simpler terms, this...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen