News 13 Oct 2021

Video - Euractiv interview 'Over a coffee with Alberto Mazzola'

In this in-depth interview, CER Executive Director Alberto Mazzola sits with EurActiv reporter Sean Goulding Carroll to discuss all things rail. The conversation covers a wide range of topics including:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on the rail sector
  • The importance of infrastructure for the European high-speed rail network, more international passenger services, and modal shift to rail freight
  • The Fit for 55 package and extending the EU Emissions Trading System to road to reach a level playing field
  • The Interrail pass and they ties between rail & youth
  • Women in rail and the recent agreement with trade unions
  • New technologies like digital automatic coupling 
  • And of course the EU Year of Rail and the Connecting Europe Express

Watch the full interview on EurActiv's website here.