Policy

THE International Association of Public Transport (UITP) has confirmed that Mr Mohamed Mezghani will succeed Mr Alain Flausch as the association’s secretary general from January 1.
NORTHERN Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) has adopted an update of its TransAction Plan which calls for extensions to the Washington DC metro, capacity and service enhancements for Virginia Railway Express…
THE European Commission (EC) published a proposal on September 27 to update the rules on rail passenger rights in the event of a delay, cancellation, or discrimination.
OVER the last 20 years the value of trade between Africa and the rest of the world has quadrupled, but trade between African nations remains extremely limited. According to the…
FRANCE’s Court of Auditors has expressed concern over the fragility of French National Railways’ (SNCF) freight operations in a communication to government ministers which calls into question the “coherence and…
THE closure of the north-south corridor in Rastatt, Germany, is a disaster for rail freight on perhaps the most heavily-used intermodal corridor in Europe. According to operators, only 15% of…
THE Indian government confirmed on September 5 that Mr Piyush Goyal will replace Mr Suresh Prabhu as the country’s railways minister.
IRJ at the 5th Railway Forum, Berlin: GERMAN Rail (DB) CEO Dr Richard Lutz has urged the supply industry to support DB by delivering the innovative solutions the company requires…
ACCORDING to a new metro policy endorsed by India’s union cabinet on August 16, the government will only approve or fund metro projects after state governments have firmed up public-private…
FINLAND’s passenger rail market will be opened to competition in the early 2020s, ending the monopoly of incumbent operator VR Group, under plans unveiled by minister of transport and communications…
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