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EC Approves Italian Scheme to Compensate Rail Freight Companies Affected by Pandemic

EC Approves Italian Scheme to Compensate Rail Freight Companies A...

The EC has approved an Italian scheme to compensate rail freight companies for financial damage suffered due to the pandemic.

FRA Establishes Corridor ID Program to Enhance Intercity Passenger Rail Service

FRA Establishes Corridor ID Program to Enhance Intercity Passenge...

The FRA has established a new Corridor Identification and Development (ID) Program to transform the nation's passenger rail network.

Network Rail Receives Million Pound Fine for Major Health and Safety Breach

Network Rail Receives Million Pound Fine for Major Health and Saf...

An Office of Rail and Road (ORR) Investigation has led to Network Rail being fined 1.4 million GBP for a health and safety breach.

UK Freight Rail Industry Joins Forces to Improve Safety and Reduce Delays

UK Freight Rail Industry Joins Forces to Improve Safety and Reduc...

Network Rail joins with freight rail industry to tackle freight rail delays and safety risks with launch of new programme.

Interrail Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Discounted Passes

Interrail Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Discounted Passes

To celebrate 50 years of Interrailing, 43 European railways have launched a joint campaign offering a 50% discount on Interrail tickets.

UK: ORR to Strengthen Scrutiny of Network Rail

UK: ORR to Strengthen Scrutiny of Network Rail

The ORR has launched its business plan for 2022/23, with details on how it plans to more closely scrutinise the work of Network Rail.

Germany: Regulatory Agency Accuses DB of Abuse of Market Power

Germany: Regulatory Agency Accuses DB of Abuse of Market Power

The Bundeskartellamt has accused Deutsche Bahn of an abuse of power that could hinder the growth of mobility platforms.

UK: Lack of Government Updates Causing Project Uncertainty Warns RIA

UK: Lack of Government Updates Causing Project Uncertainty Warns ...

It has now been over 900 days since the UK Government published its Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline reports the RIA.

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