EU Green Deal
Brussels,

To celebrate EU Green Week 2021, ALLRAIL is proud to become a partner of the EU Startup Prize for Mobility

In this current EU Green Week, ALLRAIL is proud to become a new partner of the 2021 “European Startup Prize for mobility” 1, which is competition backed by EU Parliament & EU Commission promoting more innovation in order to achieve sustainable mobility.

Rail still has less than 8% market share in European passenger transport. Finally it is time to reduce the cost of entry for startups so that they can introduce new concepts that will achieve modal shift to rail.

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Brussels,

Ban flights on European routes that trains can reach in 4 hours or less and when there are night trains

earlier this month, France banned domestic flights on routes where passengers can complete the same journey by train in under 2 ½ hours. This is welcome indeed – France must be commended! But 2 ½ hours is not enough to cover all high speed rail journeys within the country. And why not apply the same measure to cross-border rail journeys as well? Last but not least, what about a similar measure to grow night trains?

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The Telegraph,

The Telegraph: Eurostar bailout should trigger more rail support, say operators

Allrail said: “Rail traffic between the two countries is run on a commercially driven open access business model. If the UK Government wants to give Covid-19 financial aid, then all other long distance open access passenger rail operators in the country  such as Hull Trains, must also be supported.”

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Brussels,

Is Europe Facing the Re-Monopolisation of Passenger Rail?

At the end of last week, the EU Commission’s Transport Directorate published its Rail Market Monitoring Report (RMMS) Number 7.

For passenger rail, the results are a climate disaster: just 7.8 % market share of all land-based passenger traffic. Meanwhile, the market share of truly independent, privately owned operators is only about 7 %.

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РБК-Украина,

Ник Брукс: Не знаю примеров в Европе, где грузовые операторы субсидируют пассажирские перевозки

Украинские железные дороги имеют большой потенциал, но однозначно нуждаются в реформе. К реформам "Укразализныци" Украину призывает и Европейские Союз. Глава ALLRail – международной организации пассажирского транспорта в Европе, Ник Брукс рассказал о том, как железные дороги реформировали в Европе и какой опыт может позаимствовать Украина.

 

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