LibeRTIN : a thematic network sponsored by the European Commission to harmonise light rail systems
A consortium bringing together the railway supply industry (UNIFE), the international association of public transport (UITP) and five major consulting companies specialised in the light rail sector (TTK, Atkins Danmark, AEA Technology Rail, Die Ingenieurwerkstatt, SEMALY) was launched in September 2002 for a period of 30 months with the financial support of the European Commission so as to :
accelerate the establishment of an internal market for light rail transit through greater harmonisation of the related legislation / regulations and the harmonisation of tendering procedures,
promote the attractiveness, affordability, flexibility and sustainability of light rail transit by reducing the costs.
Updated : December 19, 2003