28 April 2021 Europe

UIC Welcomes Ground-Breaking Support For Passenger Modal Shift To Rail From French Government

The decision by the French government to restrict domestic flights in favour of rail sends a very clear message on the urgent need for modal shift to rail. The new French law will restrict short-haul flights where journeys can be made by rail in less than two and a half hours. This decision is based on the indisputable fact that rail is a sustainable mode of transport. The new law seeks to achieve the objectives of both the EU Green Deal and the Paris Accord. It aligns with the EEA “Plane or tra

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