Visionaries who designed the Gotthard Base Tunnel – the world’s longest rail tunnel – to shift freight to rail on a mass scale have received the 2018 European Railway Award.
Built over 17 years and costing...Read more
EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc is leading a campaign for 2018 to be the ‘Year of Multimodality’. The European Commission is planning policy initiatives and events to promote the benefits of multimodal transport.
The European Commission says...Read more
Ad Toet, Director of the Dutch rail freight employers’ organisation KNV (Koninklijk Nederlands Vervoer) is now officially spearheading its tenureship of the European project on the ‘real time’ exchange of freight train arrival data. It...Read more
The European Commission is laying down future contingency plans to avoid a repeat of the chaos caused to continental rail freight operations for nearly two months this summer as a result of the Rastatt landslip...Read more
A Danish scheme designed to support its national rail freight operators invest in the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) on-board traffic management equipment has been formally approved by the European Commission.
Between 2018 and 2023,...Read more
Roll-out of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) has been ‘too slow’ and action is required to ensure targets are met, says the EU’s Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc. She told the final SERA railway convention...Read more
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
Half of the Core TEN-T Network Corridors that are so critical to the freight market will be equipped with the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) by 2023, says a new version of the ERTMS...Read more