Connecting regions through rail


23 May


16:30 to 18:00
  • How can rail systems connect regions over short and medium distances across borders, within a country and at the urban level?
  • When is high-speed rail the right option? What are effective investment strategies to ensure that high-speed rail is well integrated with other transport systems (i.e. local rail, metro systems), as well as across regions and borders?
  • Rail vs. air travel: what are the advantages and drawbacks (e.g. environmental and economic impacts of competition)?