Topic: EC

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EC approves state aid for HZ Cargo Croatia

The European Commission has approved state aid of 975 million Croatian Kruna (approximately 129.5 million Euros) granted by Croatia to HZ Cargo, a state-owned rail freight operator. HZ Cargo had been in financial difficulties before the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

CER summit seeks rail freight noise solutions

Tackling rail freight noise pollution must involve a ‘comprehensive approach’ by stakeholders, EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc has told a summit organised by the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER). The aim was...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

CEOs sign letter supporting ERTMS roll-out

A consortium of companies created to develop the technical elements of the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS) have signed letters of intent committing the project to the next phase. The companies’ CEOs met with European...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
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ERFA: discrimination remains in European freight

The European Rail Freight Assocation (ERFA) says discrimination ‘still exists’ in the rail freight sector which is preventing new operators gaining a market foothold. While cautiously welcoming the European Commission’s (EC) recent draft act on...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

EU funding available for rail freight projects

Rail freight projects across Europe are urged to bid for their share of a 1.9 billion Euros fund aimed at stimulating growth and creating jobs. Cross-border connections, better efficiency and improved safety are the focus of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy