European Year of Rail (2021) - Presentation by the European Commission

23-06-2020 - 15:50
Railway against beautiful sky at sunset. Industrial landscape with railroad, colorful blue sky with red clouds, sun, trees and green grass. Evening in autumn
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The Commission proposed to make 2021 the European Year of Rail to support the delivery of its European Green Deal objectives in the transport field. A series of events, campaigns and initiatives in 2021 will promote rail as a sustainable, innovative and safe mode of transport. This proposal shall also help to step up the pace of rail modernisation, which is needed to make rail a more popular alternative to other transport modes.

The presentation took place on Tuesday morning, 23 June 2020 in room ANTALL 4Q1 from where it was be webstreamed.