Policy

PKP operated locomotive. Photo: Pixabay

ERFA: State Aid Guidelines are outdated

The European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) wants the State Aid Guidelines for Railway Undertakings revised. The set of standards must be modernised, to take into consideration developments in the rail freight sector over the past...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

CER: time-based road tolls hinder shift to rail

The modal shift to rail is impossible without fair competition. For that reason, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) is calling the EU Member States to introduce the distance-based tolls on all...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
DB Cargo the Netherlands

Sigrid Nikutta appointed to recover DB Cargo

Sigrid Nikutta has been appointed head the operative division of DB Cargo by Deutsche Bahn’s supervisory board. On Thursday 7 November, the Aufsichtsrat, the supervisory board of Deutsche Bahn, discussed the future of the ailing...Read more
|Comment|author: Folkert Nicolai
DB Cargo container train, source: DB Cargo

German minister sends warning to DB’s chief

The German traffic minister, Andreas Scheuer, has given a strong warning to the chief executive of Deutsche Bahn. A sound plan must be presented within three week’s time, explaining how to put things right at...Read more
|Comment|author: Folkert Nicolai

Noah’s Train makes final stop in Rotterdam

Noah’s Train is setting sail for the global UN COP25 Climate Change Conference in Santiago, Chile. The train is the ambassador of the Rail Freight Forward initiative. On Friday 11 October it celebrates its anniversary,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Malaszewicze intermodal terminal, source: PKP Cargo

Poland will construct new intermodal terminal

Poland intends to extend its network of intermodal facilities. A new container terminal will be constructed at Bydgoszcz Emilianowo railway station in the northwestern part of the country. It will become a new important junction...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko