Policy

UK open-access operators coming back to life

Britain’s non-franchised railway companies were on the verge of extinction for four months. Now the situation has changed for the better. While Hull Trains is just returning on tracks, Grand Central is adding new connections....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Polish operators deploy apiaries along tracks

More and more railway operators in Poland are setting up their own apiaries. Some of them install beehives at the building roofs but most undertakings prefer to deploy beehives along the tracks. Among the latest...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

SBB lacks train drivers due to corona crisis

Swiss national railway operator SBB is not able to relaunch its normal schedule. The company lacks train drivers due to some delays, caused by the corona crisis, in its recruitment and training campaigns. SBB will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Ride-sharing an impetus for railways

Ride-sharing could stimulate the development of the European railways. In order to facilitate this and to provide seamless mobility, the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), together with its partners, is carrying out the RIDE2RAIL...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Robroyston railway station

Scotland will decarbonise its railways by 2045

Scotland, the constituent unit of the United Kingdom, will reach zero emission by 2045. To this end, the country’s government plans to decarbonise the railway network. Within this policy, it has scheduled massive improvements of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

RegioJet inaugurates new international train

Czech open-access railway operator RegioJet has inaugurated the new international train in Central Europe. It connects Prague with Vienna and Budapest. This train is a part of RegioJet’s expansion in the region.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

France to suspend track access charges

Railway undertakings in France will receive a powerful impulse from the government to relaunch their businesses. There will be zero track access charges, which will be active until the end of 2020. In order to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Synergy of railways and aviation in Germany

The German transport sector is continuing to intensify cooperation between the different modes of transport. Instead of competing with each other, the market players are looking for more synergy opportunities. Among the latest developments is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko