• 25/
    FEB 2021

    Getting on Track: Rail & Energy Efficient Solutions for the EU Green Deal

    On 25 February, UNIFE organised a digital event with high level EU officials and sectoral leaders titled "Getting On Track: Rail & Energy Efficient Solutions for the EU Green Deal", focused on the achieving climate neutrality through the joint decarbonisation of the energy and transport sectors. This was the second in a year-long series being held by UNIFE as part of the 2021 European Year of Rail on various topics impacting the European Rail Supply Industry.

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  • 28/
    JAN 2021

    How to boost rail investments with the support of the MFF and the Recovery & Resilience Facility?

    In December 2020, the European Union reached an agreement for an historic Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the 2021-2027 period. Together with the Recovery Package, all EU funding and financing instruments - such as the Recovery & Resilience Facility, CEF, Cohesion Policy Funds including the new Just Transition Fund and InvestEU - will be instrumental in making rail the backbone of Europe’s multimodal transport system, thereby helping Europe achieve its ambitious climate commitments and spur on economic recovery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • 25/
    JAN 2021

    iLINT hydrogen train project receives European Railway Award 2021

    The 2021 European Railway Award was presented today to the iLINT project – the first commercial operation of fuel-cell-powered passenger trains – for providing a viable emission-free alternative to diesel on non-electrified networks. The Award was bestowed virtually during an online edition of the annual ceremony, marking the rail sector kick-off to the European Year of Rail.

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2021 is Europe's Year of Rail!

01/01/2021

Welcome to the European Year of Rail – a celebration of our sector’s contributions to the European Union and an examination of its potential role as the backbone of future sustainable multimodal mobility! #EUYearofRail!

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