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01.13.2021
Middle Corridor Struggles to Find Its Way Across Eurasia

Central Asia, the Caucasus, Turkey, and Eastern Europe have great industrial infrastructure potential for the development of a rail Middle Corridor. But without China’s geoeconomic policy push, there is therefore still little economic rationale behind the development of corridor

Source: The Diplomat
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12.08.2020
Eurasian Railway Breakthrough

The considerable increase in China-Europe railway shipping volumes has positively influenced the development of the entire Russian transport system over the past few years. Enhancing Russia’s transport and transit potential will increase the revenue of manufacturing/processing companies, the budget and the income of employees and have major geopolitical implications

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11.27.2020
China Planning High-Speed Rail Freight Network to Help E-Commerce Sector

The country already has an extensive high-speed passenger network and is now looking to develop new goods trains. Rail bosses believe demand from online retailers will help drive the development of the network

Source: South China Morning Post
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10.22.2020
European Rail Partnership to succeed Shift2Rail

The European Commission has invited expressions of interest in becoming founding members of a new European Partnership on Rail Research & Innovation, which is being put forward as a successor to the current Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking

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10.08.2020
Strong China-Europe Rail Links Boost Cargo Traffic amid Pandemic

While the COVID-19 Pandemic has brought unprecedented disruption to the world economy, it has also strengthened the rail links between China and Europe, and industry experts believe the growing volume of rail freight between East and West will aid the economic recovery of countries and regions along the routes of the Belt & Road Initiative

Source: Belt & Road News
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09.25.2020
Promoting Sustainable Mobility: Commission Proposes 2021 To Be the European Year of Rail

The EU Commission has 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

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09.10.2020
Rail Industry Faces Strong Growth Post-Coronavirus

A UBS report has found that the Covid-19 pandemic could accelerate the shift from air to rail, post-lockdown, with greater than expected growth in the rail industry over the next 10 years