Topic: European Union


UIC’s safer level crossing website now online

A new website dedicated to promoting the International Union of Railways’ (UIC) safer level crossings campaign is now online. The SAFER-LC EU project is a three-year programme, and aims to improve safety and minimise risk...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

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 site is a European Union initiative involving a group of rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

European Parliament approves 4th Railway Package

The long-awaited 4th Railway Package has been described by the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) as a ‘missed opportunity’ to create a competitive level playing field between rail and other transport modes. ERFA believes that the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
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Green light for new Gotthard freight timetable

A streamlined new rail freight timetable forms part of the new Gotthard Tunnel link between Switzerland and Italy which launches commercial services on Sunday. Cargo customers will benefit from a faster service with more overnight...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy