Topic: EU Commission

2,5 billion German rail support approved

The European Commission has given the green light for a 2,5 billion euro support package of the German government to support the rail sector in the coming years. The money should benefit both rail freight...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

The Fit for 55 package – good news for rail?

The European Commission has unveiled its ambitious ‘Fit for 55’ regulatory package. The objective is to deliver at least a 55 per cent reduction of EU greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. This is considerably higher...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

TEN-T 2013-2020 has passed the test

The TEN-T planning and decision-making process has been effective in helping the EU move towards efficient infrastructure. However, the objectives of greater sustainability and increased benefits for users still require a lot of attention.This is...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Commission approves Austrian support scheme

The European Commission has approved an Austrian financial support scheme for rail freight transportation. The scheme which is compiled by two measures aims to cover grants and relieve rail operators from track access charges. With...Read more
|1 comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

New rules to speed up TEN-T completion formed

New rules to make administrative procedures for infrastructure simpler will speed up the completion of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T). A provisional agreement has been reached by the European Parliament and Council on Tuesday to...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