Topic: Coronavirus

ÖBB train, source: Wikipedia

ÖBB invests 17.5 billion euros in railway masterplan

ÖBB, the Austrian railway company, will invest almost three billion euros annually in the railway network. The vision for the design is to prioritize four different points: combating climate change, strengthening Metropolitan regions and rural...Read more
|Comment|author: Sarah Chebaro
SBB FastLane catering service, source: SBB

Railways digitise catering services

Railway undertakings are paying more and more attention to self-service digital services. Tickets purchased via mobile apps or online shops have already become the rule for passengers. As a further step, the operators are developing...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

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

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

Will high-speed rails boost post-COVID Europe?

Railways could be a powerful tool for the European economic recovery after the corona crisis. High-speed rails especially. Therefore, Europe should be linked with a new and extraordinary network of high-speed routes. It will have...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

SBB relaunches long-distance trains to Italy

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has resumed the long-distance international trains to Italy. From Monday, 29 June, they are available for the customers who want to travel from several cities in Switzerland to Milan. It is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko