EU rolling stock association: full electrification by 2050 is not realistic

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The European Association of European Rail Rolling Stock Lessors (EARRL), a representative body from the railway sector acting at the EU level, said that full electrification of the EU railways by 2050 cannot be achieved. They presented a roadmap on what other options should be prioritised by the EU and the Commission to further decarbonise rail between 2025 and 2050. However, the plan raises a few questions, especially for the rail freight sector.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

Marco Raimondi is an editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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