SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 04/2020

Dear readers,

April 2020 | August Zierl, Reinhold Hundt

The European Commission wants to improve the image of the railways and to promote their advantages as a sustainable means of transport. At the same time as it announced its draft EU Climate Protection Act, the Commission also proposed that 2021 should be declared the “European Year of the Railway”. “It is beyond dispute that rail transport offers enormous advantages in the majority of areas (sustainability, safety and even speed), provided the organisation and technology comply with the standards of the 21st century ”, explained EU Transport Commissioner Adina Vălean....