CCTT Secretariat took part in the meeting of the UNECE Working Party on rail transport
CCTT Secretariat took part in the 75th session of the UNECE Working Party on Rail Transport that was held on 17-19 November 2021.
Within the framework of the discussion on Euro-Asian Rail Transportation a report on the results of the XXX Plenary meeting of the CCTT, its conclusions, decisions and recommendations was presented by the Secretariat. The attention of government delegations and representatives of international sectoral organizations was drawn to the issues of increasing multimodality, environmental friendliness, transport safety, strengthening the relationship between transport and academia, the human capital development. Representatives from railway administrations and relevant organizations were invited to join the CCTT digital projects on the development of an through timetable and the introduction of electronic navigation seals on the railway transport.
In particular they noted the necessity of wider application of the CIM/SMGS consignment note, including its electronic version, and its recognition on the whole way along the Trans-Eurasian railway routes, which is an important element for further development of international traffic.
Also within the framework of the Working Party meeting the participants discussed the information on new developments in Euro-Asian railway transport corridors, its participation in the activities to develop Euro-Asian transport links and other issues relating to the sustainable connectivity of inland transport infrastructure.
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