The European Parliament extends the rights of passengers travelling on the EU’s rail networks. Thanks to the new rules, rail passengers will be better protected against delays and cancellations or in the event of discrimination. The new rules will ensure that passengers can continue their journey by an alternative route and receive assistance when delays […]
Motorised transport: train, plane, road or boat — which is greenest?
Train travel remains overall the most environmentally friendly mode of motorised passenger transport in Europe — in terms of greenhouse gas emissions — as compared to travelling by car or plane, according to two transport and environment studies published by the European Environment Agency (EEA). Traveling by plane, train or automobile: the most environmentally sound […]
H2020: Innovative solution that will allow tracking all commercial freight trains
Specific Challenge The main objective of the prize is to develop an innovative solution that will allow tracking all commercial freight trains, from all railway undertakings, covering the whole European network. The aim is to provide real time information about the train, accessible to all, including information on the location, departure, destination, compositition and punctuality. […]