“In most cases, hyperloops are intended to operate in parallel to already existing high-speed rail infrastructure. But to avoid another cannibalisation of land-based modes of transport, we call for transparent and fair economic evaluations of potential hyperloop projects by respecting all expected social costs and benefits….
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 […]
Press release: In our efforts to mitigate the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission has today published guidelines to ensure EU passenger rights are applied in a coherent manner across the EU. National governments have introduced different measures, including travel restrictions and border controls. The purpose of these […]
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 […]