Topic: European Commission

Railways to save the environment

Building and rebuilding railways will save planet Earth from environmental calamity, and save the global economy. The technology that transformed the early nineteenth century can save the late twenty-first century too – providing we move...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Gotthard Panorama Express

CER: European Green Deal will foster railways

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) appreciates the European Green Deal. This long-term plan of the European Commission is aimed at full decarbonisation of the continent by 2050. It will foster the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

CER demands equal rules for railways and roads

The EU’s rail and road haulage sectors should function in equal conditions. To this end, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has called the Member States to introduce tolling and external-cost charging...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Digital transformation of railways, source: SBB

UNIFE calls for European platform on rail digitalisation

The Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE) considers digitalisation inevitable for the rail sector development. To support and facilitate the process, the European Commission should establish a coordinated approach towards digital technologies, prepare a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ERTMS Zevenaar Strukton

New CEF facility created for funding ERTMS

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank have launched the new CEF Transport Blending Facility, which is a financial instrument to support projects such as ERTMS. With an initial budget of 200 million Euros...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel
Swiss train control centre, source: SBB

‘ERTMS will constitute backbone of ATO’

“Rail has been the main land transport mode in the world for more than 100 years. This is not the case anymore,” considers Matthias Ruete, ERTMS coordinator of the European Commission. In order to turn...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko