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Commission approves €6 million ofpublic support to promote shift of freight transport from road to rail in #Poland

Commission approves €6 million ofpublic support to promote shift of freight transport from road to rail in #Poland

| March 31, 2020

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, an individual aid measure to encourage the shift of freight transport from road to rail in the Polish southeastern province of Podkarpackie. The aid takes the form of a €6 million direct grant to the logistic company Treeden Group Sp.z o.o. The aid will contribute […]

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Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

| February 9, 2020

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), sometimes referred to as the New Silk Road, is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects ever conceived. Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the vast collection of development and investment initiatives would stretch from East Asia to Europe, significantly expanding China’s economic and political influence – writes […]

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Railway technologies in global leadership and in the perspectives of ‘Green Thinking’ people

Railway technologies in global leadership and in the perspectives of ‘Green Thinking’ people

| January 29, 2020

Railway history goes back almost 2000 years, and today it has developed so far that the countries can compete for the most advanced railway technologies in the global market. Besides, in many places in the world the industry starts using renewable energy instead of the diesel. The global transport demand increases rapidly. Taking into consideration […]

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#Labour to cut rail fares by a third

#Labour to cut rail fares by a third

| December 3, 2019

Britain’s Labour Party said it would cut rail season tickets and peak time fares by a third, saving the average commuter more than £1,000 per year, under its plan to return rail services to public ownership if it wins an election this month, writes Paul Sandle. It said the move, which will apply to regulated […]

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UK #HighSpeedRailLink is over budget, years behind schedule, government says

UK #HighSpeedRailLink is over budget, years behind schedule, government says

| September 4, 2019

A proposed high-speed rail project to improve links from London to central and northern England will cost about 20 billion pounds more than originally expected and is up to five years behind schedule, the government said on Tuesday (3 September), writes Michael Holden of Reuters. The High Speed 2 project (HS2) aims to slash journey […]

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British #rail franchising model is ‘broken’ – parliamentary committee

British #rail franchising model is ‘broken’ – parliamentary committee

| May 1, 2018

Britain’s model of contracting companies to run rail services is broken and the government should review it before awarding any more franchises, a parliamentary committee said on Friday (27 April) in findings rejected by the Department for Transport, writes Sarah Young. It highlighted recent problems with two franchises – one in London and southeast England, […]

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Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for #China

Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for #China

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The first freight train to run from Britain to China was due to depart on Monday (10 April), carrying vitamins, baby products and other goods as Britain seeks to burnish its global trading credentials for when it leaves the European Union. The 7,500-mile journey from eastern England to eastern China will take three weeks, around […]

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