European policy - dossiers

Activity: Noise

03 May 2016 Hits:12079

Railway noise reduction raises to the next level UIP and its members recognise that noise is a critical environmental burden that affects not only society, but also the performance of the railway system around Europe. The EU has already taken a number of measures towards noise reduction. However, noise is proving to be a complex topic that requires sound cost-efficient measures and action plans that need to reflect the political and economic priorities of the national governments, while at the same time maintain the performance and competitiveness of the railway system. Significance to UIP and our Members Any existing and forthcoming EU legislation...