Politics

Digitisation of the railways needs funding commitments

In a recently published position paper, the German Association of Local Rail Transport (BSN) has called for the digitalisation of the railways to be implemented consistently now.

16.09.2022
Politics

Access more difficult for competitors in France: ART recommendations

The ART, the French Autorité de Régulation des Transports, has published a study in which it makes 18 concrete recommendations to remove barriers to entry for competitors in passenger rail transport.

28.07.2022
Politics

British government promotes ETCS for East Coast Main Line

The British Department for Transport is launching a large-scale modernisation offensive: the government wants to invest more than 1 billion pounds in ETCS signalling technology on the East Coast Main Line.

07.07.2022
Politics

Numerous ETCS projects in the CEF programme

The EU Commission announced on 29 June 2022 that 135 transport infrastructure projects have now been selected from 399 project proposals submitted for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). 

01.07.2022
Politics

Dutch association Railgood warns against "Expensive-RTMS"

The Dutch association of rail freight operators, Railgood, is calling for financial support for companies for the conversion of rolling stock to the European train control and command system ERTMS/ETCS. 

21.06.2022
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EU approves Slovenia's support for ETCS in freight transport

The European Commission has approved a Slovenian aid scheme worth EUR 8 million for equipping freight locomotives with ETCS.

15.06.2022