Dutch rail infrastructure chief vows train will overtake plane

Dutch rail infrastructure chief vows train will overtake planeMauritsvink Ad Boer via Wikimedia Commons

European railway companies are stepping up their efforts to make trains a viable alternative to planes by cutting ticket prices and speeding up journey times, the Telegraaf reported on Thursday.

Dutch ProRail chief Piers Eringa, the new chairman of European rail body EIM, says that ‘smashing the competition’

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After Uber, Ola suspends peak pricing during odd-even scheme

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To combat with the daunting levels of air pollution in the capital city, the Delhi government has proposed to conduct the odd-even scheme for five days in the coming week. The proposed dates are from November 13 to November 17. While Uber yesterday extended its support to the decision, and issued a statement confirming that it would suspend

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MPs call on new tax minister to halt Wadden Sea ferry price hikes

MPs call on new tax minister to halt Wadden Sea ferry price hikesPhoto: Mark Plomp Stichting Natuurbeelden via Wikimedia Commons

MPs from across the political spectrum have called on junior finance minister Menno Snel to do his utmost to stop an increase in ticket prices for Wadden Sea crossings.

The national tax plan for 2018 includes a commitment to impose 21% value added tax on ferry purchases, fuel and

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