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THE Baltic states have signed a third Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) grant agreement funded by the European Union (EU) for the construction of the Rail Baltica railway infrastructure, including a…
THE European Union (EU) has reportedly agreed to grant €21.5m to repair Uganda’s 375km Tororo - Gulu Line, which hasn’t been used since the insurgency by Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance…
A report from the European Court of Auditors says the €23.7bn of co-funding that the European Union (EU) has provided to support high-speed rail infrastructure investments since 2000 has created…
The European Union’s vision for an integrated and multimodal freight transport network is a key element of its plans to transition to a modern and low-carbon economy. Boosting rail freight’s…
THE European Commission (EC) has given the Czech government approval for a state-funded scheme to promote intermodal transport.
The Rail Baltica project to connect the three Baltic state capitals with Poland by a standard-gauge high-speed rail link is gaining momentum. However, as David Briginshaw reports from the Estonian…
A financing agreement committing €116.9m in EU funding towards the deployment of ERTMS on the Paris - Lyon high-speed line was presented to French transport minister, Ms Elisabeth Borne, by…
As the railway seeks to harness the benefits of digitalisation and the Internet of Things, the links between information technology and operational technology become ever-more intertwined. However, these trends are…
THE European Commission (EC) has approved the takeover of Škoda Transportation by investment company PPF Group, officially based in the Netherlands but owned by Czech entrepreneur Mr Petr Kellner,…
More than five years in the making, the Fourth Railway Package is a broad raft of reforms that seeks to significantly improve the competitive position of rail transport across the…
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