Topic: Competition

Finland enters new PSO contract with VR

VR Group and the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications have reached an agreement on purchased transport services until 2030 under public service obligation (PSO). Finland’s national operator also commits itself to major fleet acquisitions,...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed train, source: Bombardier Transportation

Trenitalia brings the Frecciarossa to France

The first ride of the Frecciarossa high-speed train will depart from Milano Central station towards Paris on Saturday 18 December. It will compete with the French railways SNCF on the route between France and Italy.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

ILSA starts homologation for Spanish debut

New Spanish high-speed operator ILSA started the process of homologation of their brand new fleet. The first ETR 1000, out of a fleet of 20, began the first stage of the process on the Figueras-Perpignan...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Renfe gears up for branch in Paris

Spanish national operator Renfe will make a request to the ministry of finance to create a branch in Paris. The board of directors has approved this step to develop business opportunities in France, for which...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts