12

Jul

2018

Rail network: Germany lags behind in country ranking

Defizit in per capita investments / Austria and Switzerland put railways before roads
  • Europe
  • Infrastructure
  • Press Releases
A freight train being retrofitted with low-noise brakes. This costs the owners of freight wagons money. The new legislation will completely exclude noisy goods wagons from the German network without coming into conflict with EU law.

12

May

2017

Germany to ban noisy freight wagons by the end of 2020

Pro-Rail Alliance favours EU-wide ban: noise protection does not stop at the border
  • Environment
  • Europe

30

Nov

2016

One billion travellers on Europe’s automated metro systems

Driverless trains in metropolitan areas: system advantages from digitalisation
  • Europe
  • Passenger Service

12

Jul

2016

EU Index: German rail network poorly funded

Per capita comparison shows investment weakness / Swiss and Austrian lead ranking
  • Europe
  • Infrastructure

15

Jun

2016

Pro-Rail Alliance calls for rail electricity tax cuts

DB supervisory board debates planned cargo cuts / politicians must help rail freight
  • Cargo
  • Europe

22

Apr

2016

Pro-Rail Alliance: opportunity for Austrian night trains

Return of the night train? Austria is investing in new services
  • Europe
  • Passenger Service

08

Apr

2016

Germans among Europe’s most frequent rail travellers

European comparison: Austrians and Swiss travel the most by train
  • Europe
  • Passenger Service

12

Jan

2016

Captain Train simplifies international train ticket sales

Online portal: Parisian start-up strengthens the Pro-Rail Alliance
  • About us
  • Europe
  • Passenger Service

10

Jul

2015

“Europe is finally starting to focus on rail transport”

CEF: EU transfers 1.6 billion for German rail projects
  • Europe

27

Apr

2015

How rail contributes to greater quality of life in Europe

EU project LivingRAIL: a vision for a more humane transport world in 2050
  • Europe
  • Projects

11

Mar

2015

“Stop sign for pseudo freight transport solutions”

EU Parliament upholds ban on environmentally damaging LHVs
  • Cargo
  • Europe

05

Oct

2014

“In contrast, road freight transport in Germany is growing"

Across the EU, freight transport is being slowly shifted to the railways
  • Cargo
  • Europe

25

Sep

2014

“Policies make life difficult for sleeper rail services

Pro-Rail Alliance comments on parliamentary debate on overnight trains
  • Europe
  • Passenger Service

03

Jul

2014

Germany falling behind on network construction

EU per capita comparison: Rail investments international ranking
  • Europe
  • Infrastructure

05

Jun

2014

Safety improvements instead of longer, heaver trucks

EU transport minister against cross-border LHV journeys
  • Cargo
  • Europe

Press Releases

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