Spain’s competition watchdog has approved criteria which will allow private companies to compete with state-owned rail operator Renfe’s medium-distance and local services, while safeguarding its financial stability. Allowing private companies to compete with Renfe, which previously held a monopoly on the sector, should herald the arrival of more budget-friendly train […]

“TransportisEssential4All” Coalition- UETR with other 32 EUROPEAN associations – has issued a joint statement calling for support to transport at these times of COVID 19 crisis. The statement is published below:  On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 a pandemic and governments worldwide have taken […]

The European Union Agency for Railways has issued a preliminary advice for preparedness and response to cases of COVID-19 across EU railway system. Excerpts from the advice which has since gone into operation is published below:   Preliminary advice  for preparedness and response to cases of COVID-19 at ground crossings (trains […]

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