EuroRail 2009 is a platform for the rail industry's CEOs to meet and discuss how to overcome the challenges faced in such a competitive market, as well as how to capitalise on the opportunities created through rail's strategic advantages in a market geared towards sustainability.
Key topics include:
Industry outlook: investment, mergers and strategic partnerships - increasing rail's market share;
Sustainability and the environment: EC plans for sustainable transport and the internalisation of external costs;
High speed and passenger services: mapping out the potential for a future of cross-border high speed rail;
Freight and co-modality: "road vs. rail" or "road and rail" - the necessity of achieving sustainable co-modality.