Topic: Passengers

Risk of death and injury lowest in railways

Railways offer the smallest risk of death and injury of all means of everyday transport per so-called passenger-kilometre, research published by German transport association Allianz pro Schiene on Thursday shows.Read more
|Comment|author: Nick Augusteijn

Belgian railways receive additional 250 million

The Belgian coalition government reached a budget agreement last week. Railways receive 250 million extra in the next three years.  Most of this will be invested in infrastructure, to further develop rail freight transport. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter

Polish railway operator implements request stops

Koleje Dolnośląskie is the first regional railway operator in Poland that has request stops in its schedule. Two halts were examined during the nine-month tests. Now the train company is working on extending this experience...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Multimodal shift on Polish railways

For many years, the Polish state-owned railway holding PKP S.A. and its subsidiaries have been almost entirely focusing on the train services. The other modes of transport were mostly represented by rail replacement buses. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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