The fourth railway package: ‘Technical pillar’

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Series Details 25.04.16
Publication Date 25/04/2016
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Running a train from one country to another is fairly complex and costly as it requires technical compatibility of different railway systems and infrastructure, as well as a common approach to safety. Despite the noteworthy achievements made by the EU since the late 1980s to harmonise rail systems and to create an integrated EU railway area, improvement is still needed to streamline the procedures and the management of technical systems and rules.

Source Link http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/ATAG/2016/580871/EPRS_ATA(2016)580871_EN.pdf
Related Link(s)
European Commission: DG Mobility and Transport: Transport modes: Rail: Railway package http://ec.europa.eu/transport/modes/rail/packages/index_en.htm
ESO: Background information: The fourth railway package: Another step towards a Single European Railway Area http://www.europeansources.info/record/the-fourth-railway-package-another-step-towards-a-single-european-railway-area/

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