On February 3, Oleg Belozerov (pictured), Director General – Chairman of the Management Board of Russian Railways, and Vladimir Morozov, Head of the Belarusian Railway, signed a cooperation agreement via video communication. The document defines the procedure for interaction and conditions of the organization of movement of passenger and freight […]

by Thomas Harrisson Global transport emissions could peak in the 2030s if railways are “aggressively” expanded, says the International Energy Agency (IEA). Rail is among the most efficient and lowest emitting modes of transport, according to the IEA’s new report focusing on the opportunities it offers for energy and the […]

European railway management systems are moving towards automation. New technologies bring this closer. Since many European train lines cross national borders, the EU has been developing a single European control system, called European Rail Traffic Management System/European Train Control System (ERTMS/ETCS). This system is a cornerstone of European transportation policy; […]

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