Can rail meet the road map objectives?

March 2011
Railway Gazette International;Mar2011, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p3
Trade Publication
The article discusses the highlights of a speech given by Siim Kallas, European Commission Vice-President for Transport, at the European Railway Awards in Brussels, Belgium on February 9, 2011. It states that Kallas is working on the European Union's (EU) transportation budget for 2014 to 2020, and has set some targets for the continent's long range transport policies. Targets Kallas has cited include reducing the EU's dependency on foreign oil from 96% by as much as 50% in 2050, reducing the number of road fatalities and a unified European rail system.


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