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Inaugural Eurobarometer report highlights Europeans’ satisfaction with public transport

Europeans are broadly satisfied with urban public transport according to a new study from the European Commission revealed today at the European Mobility Conference, co-organised by UITP (International Association of Public Transport).   The Eurobarometer, which surveyed 28,036 Europeans on their happiness with various aspects of public transport, reveals that …

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UIC: Rail Technical Strategy Europe (RTSE) published

The ‘Railway Operating Community’, which brings together European train operators and infrastructure managers who are members of CER, EIM and UIC, published a shared strategy: the Rail Technical Strategy Europe (RTSE). The strategy is structured around the core themes set out in the business-led document “Challenge 2050” and it develops its technical pillar. This will …

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Turkey seeks €350m from EIB for Bosphorus rail tunnel project

Turkey is seeking a €350 million investment from the European Investment Bank to help fund  €3.75 billion Bosphorus rail tunnel project. The project comprises a rail tunnel crossing underneath the Bosphorus Strait to link the existing commuter lines on the European and Asian side of Istanbul. The EUR 3.75 billion project also includes the …

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The Polish Office of Rail Transportation

The Office of Rail Transportation (Polish abbreviation UTK) was established on 1 June 2003 on the basis of the Railway Transport Act, using the structures of the former Chief Railway Inspectorate (GIK). Over the years of its existence, the scope of the Office’s activity was gradually extended. Initially, the Office was …

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Consultation regarding trends and prospects of jobs and working conditions in transport

Objective of the consultation This targeted stakeholder consultation is addressed to enterprises active in the transport and logistics sector and to organisations and public administrations related to that sector. The purpose of this consultation is to provide input to an evaluation of the EU approach to jobs and working conditions across transport modes announced …

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EBRD: €8.5 billion for emerging economies in 2013

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provided strong support to emerging economies in 2013 to help them back to a path of recovery, despite a difficult investment environment. Total investments for the year across all of the regions where the EBRD is active amounted to €8.5 billion, according to …

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