The informal meeting of the Eu transport ministers on Friday, 21 October, could produce some palpable energy measures for the railway sector. The energy, and specifically, electricity crisis plaguing rail freight and passenger transport currently...Read more
ERFA, UIP, and UIRR urged the EU to activate “an emergency intervention to address high energy prices that will be applied to traction electricity used by freight trains”. Electricity prices throughout the Union have increased...Read more
Railway associations want to prolong the regulation allowing to waive, reduce or defer track access charges in the face of Covid-19. The regulation would last until the end of June, but they asked for it...Read more
The European rail industry warns for an investment crisis in railway projects, if the existing EU funding legislation is not modified to suit the current corona crisis. Various lobby organisations made such statement in an...Read more
The rail sector associations CER, EIM, ERFA, UIP, UIRR and UNIFE welcome the Graz Declaration, pushing for environment-friendly transportation in Europe. The rail sector stands ready to intensify its collaborative efforts in acting as a...Read more
A stronger commitment is needed for better co-operation between wagon owners, rail operators and infrastructure managers to ensure the maintenance and safety of all rail freight vehicles, says the International Union of Wagon Keepers (UIP).
The newly-formed Industry Alliance for Multimodal (IAM) says policymakers must give more attention to multimodality to ensure cargo reaches its customers. Rail freight will play a central role in the goals of IAM, which was established...Read more