The European Ministers of Transport and their counterparts from Switzerland and Norway have agreed on stimulating measures for the international rail freight corridors last week during the TEN-T Days in Rotterdam.
One of the most important improvements is the prioritisation of digitalisation and logiticic data exchange to ultimately connect all stakeholders with real-time data. Another improvement is the international harmonisation of legislation which could lead for example to better coordination of cross-border infrastructure works.
Other topics for international cooperation that were discussed are the ERTMS system and the reduction of noise caused by freight trains.
For the full article (in Dutch), please be referred to…SPOORPro.nl of 22 June 2016: