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More and more trains crossing European borders

By , |March 29th, 2021|Tags: , , |

A dense network of cross-border rail connections cuts through the continent, and it’s set to expand even further in the coming years thanks to new infrastructure and the birth of the European single rail market. However, there are still profound differences between the central and peripheral regions of Europe.

It is difficult to reach school in Italy’s least connected provinces

By |February 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

In certain areas of Italy the distance to the nearest railway station makes this form of transport impractical. Below, we take a look at how well or poorly – and how many – schools in these areas are connected to households' places of residence.

How the European Rail Traffic Management System works (and why it’s not working)

By |December 30th, 2019|Tags: , , |

In order to increase security, capacity and competitiveness of European railways, the European Commission is encouraging the adoption of a common railway signage system throughout the entire EU, which is called ERTMS. Its implementation is much more expensive and slow than anticipated however.

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