RFE event: Next stops for European Rail
10 November 2022
On 9 November, RFE held its latest event in the European Parliament: Next stops for European rail. This time supported by Renew Europe, the event was hoted by MEP Ondrej Kovarík, Member of Rail Forum Europe. MEP MEP Andrey Novakov, President, Rail Forum Europe also gave opening remarks. Speakers in the first half of the event focusing on infrastructure included Kristian Schmidt, Director for Land Transport at DG MOVE, and Jindrich Kušnír, Director of Rail and Waterborne Transport at the Czech Ministry of Transport. In the second panel focused on digitalisation, speakers included: Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director, ERA, Jérémie Pélerin, Group European Affairs Director & Representative to the EU, SNCF, Philippe Citroën, Director General, UNIFE, Radek Cech, European Affairs and International Cooperation Director, Správa železnic, Miroslav Haltuf, SRG Vice-Chairman, Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking, Vladimir Kampík, European Affairs Director, AŽD, Giorgio Travaini, Head of Programme, Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking, Petr Buchnícek, Head of Mobility Projects, OLTIS Group and Misho Hirato, Deputy Director, JR East.