UIRR: yes to rail freight support, no to neglecting combined transport
Transport Ministers from Fifteen different EU Member States signed and adopted a Joint Position Paper on 31 March. The Joint Paper calls out the EU Commission to launch an initiative for the support of rail freight operators and the promotion of modal shift in accordance with the objectives of the European Green Deal. The International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport (UIRR) welcomed the dynamic initiative. However, it underlined the importance of not excluding Combined Transport (CT) operators from any kind of support measures.
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