TRAIN2EU: researching the market potential for international train travel within Europe
Royal HaskoningDHV is conducting research at the moment for Train2EU on the market potential for international train travel within Europe. Based on publicly available data from 2015, this research shows what this (growth) potential could be when borders (such as interoperability, passenger information and service bottlenecks) are erased. This page summarises the preliminary results; the final report was released on 18 August 2016 and can be found here.
The bottom line:
… there is a large potential market for train travel within Europe which can grow even further towards 2030!
This market potential can be captured
Find out more about the potential for international train travel
The potential of rail travel within Europe has been visualised and is available via the button below. Open the tool to easily find the market potential in your area of Europe.
Contribute to our research platform
This research is just the beginning! By bringing together various studies and analyses, we can quickly create a European perspective for international rail travel. Help us answer:
- How we can capitalize this growth potential?
- What are (potential) international train passengers’ needs and interest?
- What is the potential for policy measures to affect constructive change?
- What are the socio-economic characteristics of rail passengers?