A bold shift, but how to fund it? Five takeaways from the EU’s rail digitalisation report
Report from the European Parliament states that embracing digitalisation could create a more competitive rail sector, there is a significant funding requirement.
ERTMS may be the solution, offering better services and protection. But cyber security is a new challenge that has arisen, not considered years ago when much of the ERTMS business case work was undertaken.
Digitalisation modifies the rail business model, but without funding support, users and wider supply chain will not benefit.