European policy - dossiers

Activity: Rail Freight

04 May 2016 Hits:11952

A new approach that combines all rail freight related policies Efficient rail freight transport services are crucial to achieve the EU agenda on energy, environment, growth and jobs. However, the main barriers to promoting competitive rail freight services remain the fragmented approach via different legislative acts and the missing link towards the needs of the logistic supply chain and correlated shippers' priorities. The EU’s policy objectives for shifting goods from road to rail have been translated into a series of EU legislative measures aiming at opening the market and promoting interoperability and safety. In addition, to avoid a further collapse in...