Monday, 4 February 2013

European Railways on the right track?

Last week the European Commission announced a new package of provisions that would regulate some of the consumers' traveling issues (Fourth Railway Package). The measures intend to improve the quality and give more choice in railway service in the EU. While the market for traveling by train shrinks yearly, the EU intends to try to stimulate it more, by promoting competition and inviting new entities to it. The railway transport is environmentally friendly and helps with traffic issues, which are one of the reasons why consumers are seen as needing to be encourage to participate in it. (European Railways at a junction; or Challenges Ahead



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