Rolling stock
Brussels & Berlin,

GERMANY missing big opportunity to open long distance rail market – passengers, taxpayers & environment will suffer

Earlier this month, it was announced that the German state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn ("DB") - which already has 99% share of the long distance market - will 'acquire' 30 new ICE high speed trains for 1 billion euros.

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Brussels,

ALLRAIL Green Deal Priorities: Fair Access to Rolling Stock

In February 2020 ALLRAIL presented list of Green Deal priorities on: Open Data & Through ticketing, Fair access to track infrastructure, Fair access to rolling stock, Attractive & efficient cross-border night train network. In this paper, we shortly summarise Fair access to rolling stock conditions needed to achieve the ambitious Green Deal objectives. 

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Brussels,

ALLRAIL Top Priorities for the next 5 years (2019 – 2024): summary

In this paper, we will name our seven key policies for the next five years and identify concrete solutions that would make the sector more efficient and attractive, with the overarching aim of achieving modal shift to rail. Otherwise we do not believe that Europe’s ambitious decarbonisation goals will be met on time – it will be too late.

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Brussels,

ALLRAIL Top Priorities for the next 5 years (2019 – 2024): position paper

In this paper, we will name our seven key policies for the next five years and identify concrete solutions that would make the sector more efficient and attractive, with the overarching aim of achieving modal shift to rail. Otherwise we do not believe that Europe’s ambitious decarbonisation goals will be met on time – it will be too late.

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Brussels/Prague/Vienna,

New revelation: alleged agreement between ÖBB and ČD to “eliminate” new entrant’s access to rolling stock

According a media report earlier today , the Czech state rail incumbent ČD could face a fine of up to 4 billion Czech Koruna (= €158 million) for an alleged cartel agreement that sought to “eliminate” a new entrant competitor’s access to 2nd hand rolling stock.

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