attacks on rail freight

ETF points out contradictions in EC’s Greening Transport Package

The advances that could come from the Greening Transport Package, presented by the European Commission, are shadowed by a striking incoherence that the ETF must point out. The facilitation of cross-border operations of “gigaliners”, the 44-tonne longer and heavier vehicles with European Modular Systems running on fossil fuels, will be an obstacle to reach a clean and just transition to a carbon-neutral freight industry.

Press Release
12 Jul 2023

Railway workers condemn EU attacks on rail freight

ETF, together with our rail affiliates EVG, CGT Cheminots, CFDT Chemino and UNSA-Ferroviaire, strongly condemn the EU attacks on rail freight and call for an adequate strategy for the railway sector in Europe that promotes climate-friendly rail freight transport.

13 Jun 2023