RAIL 2050 VISION document

RAIL 2050 VISION document

The RAIL 2050 VISION document represents the vision of the rail sector for the needs of the future railway system at the heart of mobility provision for Europe. The document sets out the important role that rail already plays in delivering economic and societal benefits in Europe and that it has the opportunity to contribute much more, taking advantage of technical developments. For this to happen RAIL 2050 VISION sets out that research and innovation (and other supporting elements, including appropriate regulatory structures) are vital and that end-user and public support for research, development and innovation in the railway of the future is necessary. The document sets out the key message that the rail sector is able and ready to offer a significant contribution to the solution of mobility expectations in both passenger and freight/logistics and support economic growth, social cohesion, competitive markets, etc. by facilitating mobility. Key to delivery of this ambitious vision will, as part of a total solution, include collaboration with transport modes so as to put customers at the forefront of our consideration. The document can be downloaded from this website – 122017_ERRAC RAIL 2050