TITLE

'We need to start putting the jigsaw together'

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Chris
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Mar2011, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Brian Simpson, the European Parliament's Transport Committee Chairman, is presented. Asked why European rail policy is focused on international corridors, Simpson said that the continent's rail network is oriented toward national ends, not international ones, hence the need to set up a Cohesion Fund to mitigate costs and overlapping interests. Simpson said that the Parliament has a lot of say over the creation of these corridors, and cites the preparation of a budget for 2014 to 2020, but claims that local ministers are unrealistic.
ACCESSION #
59413176

 

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