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Solution to Brenner bottleneck continues to elude the EU
With queues reaching 70km, a solution to the Brenner pass bottleneck continues to escape EU governments and authorities. Discussions may no longer be enough; the EU Commission should open its legal toolbox.
Five years of TIR in China driving east-west connectivity
TIR was officially launched in China in May 2018, strengthening the country's trade links with Central Asia and Europe. Five years later, TIR now connects China with over 30 countries across Eurasia.
New TIR route activated along China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan corridor
IRU member CEVA Logistics has activated a new TIR route along the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan corridor.
EU finally proposes driving and rest time rules apt for coach tourism
Mobility Package 1 negotiations resulted in a last-minute deal among legislators that focused mainly on goods transport. This left coach tourism drivers with driving and rest time rules not suited to their work. IRU welcomes the European Commission’s proposal, which is a step in the right direction that will benefit coach tourism drivers, passengers and operators.