Policy

Portuguese railway track

Wish list for new legislative period EU

With the constitution of the new European Parliament Transport and Tourism (TRAN) Committee, a new legislative period kicks in. Two independent rail company groups, ERFA and ALLRAIL, submitted their wish list of changes and improvements...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Kijfhoek classification yard, source: ProRail

Works at Kijfhoek classification yard delayed

The launch of maintenance works at the Dutch Kijfhoek classification yard scheduled for last week, from 1 to 4 August, was delayed for an unknown time. ProRail, the Dutch rail infrastructure manager, and contractor Swietelsky...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Metranas intermodal terminal in Prague, source: Metrans

‘If rail must be doubled, intermodal must be tripled’

Welcoming the newly constituted European Parliament Transport and Tourism (TRAN) Committee, the UIRR has published a list of recommendations concerning European transport policy for the 2019-2024 legislative period. It identifies thirteen policy measures to be...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Rail sector qualifies for EU green bonds

A significant share of investment in the EU’s railway sector could in the future be financed by green bonds. This was concluded by the European Commission. The conclusion follows ‘a growing green bond market, particularly...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen