Topic: Ertms

Atlas Alstom ERTMS solution. Photo: Alstom

New CEF facility created for funding ERTMS

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank have launched the new CEF Transport Blending Facility, which is a financial instrument to support projects such as ERTMS. With an initial budget of 200 million Euros...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel
Image: CER

EU Parliament votes for larger transport budget

Two committees of the EU Parliament have voted in favour of an increased budget for transport in the financing period 2021-2027. The amount comes to 37.8 billion Euros, including the amounts transferred from the Cohesion...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Railway in Utrecht, Netherlands. Image: courtesy of ProRail

Dutch Masterplan rail freight in the making

A Dutch masterplan with measures to enhance the position of the rail freight industry is in the making, following the example of Germany, which is to implement measures this year. The ministry of Infrastructure and Water...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

CER calls for extra EU investment to help rail

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) is demanding that European policymakers increase central funding in the coming years to meet the rail – including freight – sector’s needs. CER wants the budget for...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
Dutch railway

EU grant for ERTMS on Dutch freight locomotives

The Netherlands has received a EU grant of 32 million Euros to install ERTMS technology on Dutch locomotives using the Rotterdam-Genoa rail freight corridor.  Part of a wider 83 million Euros package for various transport projects,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy