Topic: Eu

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
Panel discussion about the amendments to the Combined Transport Directive

Deadline for amendments to Combined Transport Directive

The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee Rapporteur, Daniela Aiuto, has delivered her report to the European Commission with at least 27 amendments to the Combined Transport Directive. The deadline for suggesting amendments to this legislative...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Aerial view of the Port of Felixstowe. Photo credit: John Fielding

UK container freight to EU increased

Container traffic between UK ports and EU countries increased by nine per cent to 3.6 million TEUs in 2016. In units, the increase was eight per cent to 2.0 million units. Freight traffic to and...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
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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

EU rail freight test portal now live

The pilot version of a ‘one-stop-shop’ European web portal detailing rail freight service facilities across the continent can now be accessed online. The railfreightlocations.eu site is a European Union initiative involving a group of rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy