Rail freight network starts to evolve

Jackson, Chris
March 2011
Railway Gazette International;Mar2011, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p48
Trade Publication
The article discusses the drive to develop a single railway system among member nations of the European Union (E.U.) as of March 2011. It states that in keeping with the E.U.'s goal of a borderless economy allowing the free movement of people and goods across borders, devoted transportation routes called corridors need to be developed. It reports that the concept began with the set up of the Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T), follows its evolution, and cites the areas where such corridors are to be set up, blaming politics for the slow progress.


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