Topic: COVID-19

State ownership will grow in importance

OpinionRail transport is coming to terms with some of the post-pandemic realities, such as different travel patterns. This has had an impact on railway policy in many countries, with state intervention seemingly on the rise.Read more
|2 comments|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter
The railway line Medina Campo-Madrid, Spain

Spain extends lower rail fees for 2022

In order to mitigate the effects of the crisis caused by Covid-19 on rail transport, Spain extends the reduced track access charges. This was detailed in one of the amendments to the General State Budgets...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Eurostar gets 291 million euro rescue package

Eurostar has reached an agreement with shareholders and banks on a refinancing package that will safeguard the company’s future. The 250 million pound (291 million euros) package consists mainly of shareholder equity and bank loans...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel