Interview RNE Award Winner 2022 – Freddy Van der Cruyssen

Freddy Van der Cruyssen (Infrabel) received the RNE Award 2022 for his extraordinary contributions as co-founder of the European Capacity Management Tool (ECMT) and active member in the Digital Capacity Management and TTR Process working groups, outstanding work for the Path Coordination System (PCS), and vital role in the TTCom (Simple Communication Tool for Timetabling) … Read more

Contract Awarded for Feasibility Study on Socio-Economic Criteria in Railway Capacity Allocation

Forum Train Europe and RailNetEurope have recently and jointly awarded a contract to RISE Research Institute of Sweden (RISE) and the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) to look into the feasibility of applying socio-economic criteria in the rail capacity management process. This study aims to investigate the viability of using socio-economic principles … Read more

Announcing: CCS New Common Interface

The Common Interface, a crucial component of the Common Components System, underwent its last major update in 2017-2018. While maintaining stability, its existing technology stack poses limitations for future improvements and vital security updates. Therefore, as part of the comprehensive CCS renewal initiative, a reimagination of the Common Interface has been undertaken. This transformation will … Read more

Invitation to contribute – European Transport Market Study survey

RNE is working together with TRT Trasporti e Territorio Srl (IT) and Hacon Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH (DE) as contracted consultants on a feasibility study preparing the future European Transport Market Study (ETMS). Transport Market Studies are an important tool to gain knowledge of the mobility market. Currently, Rail Freight Corridors are required to conduct Transport Market … Read more

This was TTR Day 2023!

The TTR Day 2023 took place on 19 September 2023 in Vienna. Three highly significant keynote speeches were delivered to open the conference:DG MOVE Director Kristian Schmidt once again emphasised that rail is an essential part of Europe’s sustainable future of transport, as TTR was more or less the basis for the draft regulation enabling … Read more