To support the delivery of its European Green Deal objectives for the transport sector, the European Commission has proposed to make 2021 the 'European Year of Rail'.
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In response to the European Commission's EU Green Deal, European rail CEOs recently met in Brussels to discuss the new approach to sustainable mobility.
At the 13th annual award ceremony, Geert Pauwels became the first CEO of a rail freight company to receive the European Railway Award.
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has welcomed ?BB’s CEO, Andreas Matth?, as Acting Chair of its Management Committee.
With women accounting for under 20 per cent of the railway workforce, CER and ETF are starting negotiations to promote female employment.
Global Railway Review is delighted to welcome three new members to its growing Editorial Advisory Board – Maggie Simpson, Director General of the Rail Freight Group (RFG); Maria Price, Expert – Technical Interoperability Department at the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF); and Darren Caplan, Chief Executive of…
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has elected a new management committee to oversee the development of the European railways and ensure the promotion of "sustainable mobility policies".
It will be on the basis of this policy agenda that the CER will engage with commissioners and members of the European Parliament during 2019.
First organised in 2007, the European Railway Award celebrates and recognises the political and technical contributions of accomplished individuals to the rail sector.
The ‘open’ nature of stations and trains continually make them targets for terrorist attacks. But with project SHERPA, coordinated by the UIC, key players in the railway sector are coming together and focus on various actions that will help railways cope better with present and future threats.
An efficient CEF will provide vital funding to rail and help to further increase its contribution to the EU’s 2030 climate targets.
Rail is the most sustainable and energy-efficient low-emission transport mode and it plays a crucial role in the decarbonisation of the transport sector.
Regulations from the EU, that the railways then implement, need to be passenger-centric at all times to ensure rail is an attractive mode of transport.
Rail has a central role to play in providing climate-friendly transport and helping Europe meet its sustainability challenges, and remains the best solution for promoting safe, clean and green mobility.
The CER is calling upon policymakers to better reflect the importance of the digital transformation of rail in the new CEF proposal by increasing the allocated budget.