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General principles and applicable regulations  

The European Railway Agency is one of the European Community's agencies. The Agency is a body under European public law that possesses its own legal personality and is thus distinct from other Community institutions such as the Council, Parliament and Commission.  

As such, the Agency is subject to the provisions of the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities, the ERA Financial Regulation and the relevant directives relating to the coordination of procedures for the award of public contracts.

ERA's calls for tenders which are subject to the Public Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC for supply of goods, services and works are advertised here on the Agency's website once mandatory publication has taken place in the Official Journal of the European Union (



 List of contractors for specific contracts based on framework contracts






 List of Contractors