Philippe Citro?n, Director General of UNIFE (the Association of the European Rail Industry), writes that there are several factors the rail industry must focus on during 2020 to prove the value of rail transport and its potential to support a sustainable, interoperable, digital and integrated mobility system.
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When it comes to environmentally-friendly travel, rail wins by far. Trains contribute to far fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other forms of transportation. But the rail industry is still under pressure to reduce its carbon footprint further to meet governmental mobility climate change targets.
How are rail organisations working to be more sustainable and what projects and developments are in the spotlight helping the industry meet targets?
In an interview with Global Railway Review, Richard Scott, Partnerships and Strategy Director for the West Coast Partnership, reflects on the last few weeks since the launch of Avanti West Coast services in the UK, and explains what the operator will focus on, going forward, to deliver a better passenger…
In a bid to encourage sustainable travel and offer an alternative to flying, Greater Anglia has announced the introduction of its Rail Sail ticket.
The lack of bins on trains limits recycling options, despite a survey showing that 82 per cent of passengers would choose to recycle.
Freightliner's open letter supports the plans to build HS2 lines across the UK, emphasising the positive benefits it will bring, such as decarbonisation.
Uber, not content with up-ending the taxi industry, has its sights firmly set on disrupting the entire travel and transport sector too. But as the ride-hailing app begins to venture into multimodal provision and end-to-end journey planning, this article explores the ways train operating companies and other public transport service…
The addition of ADIF to the partnership represents the infrastructure manager's commitment to the European community and sustainable development.
The 40 new trains will be used across all six lines on the Naples network, aiming to reduce traffic congestion and pollution.
The partnership will see EIC help the infrastructure manager explore a range of solutions to help improve the reliability of its electrical network.
Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity for the Scottish Parliament, explains that although Scotland’s commitment to decarbonise its passenger rail services is demanding, it is indisputably something that must be tackled to benefit future generations.
If Belgium fails to update its substandard climate policy, Flanders will be at risk of losing €500 million of public funds in fines.