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Vehicle authorisation

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When do I need an authorisation?

Does a vehicle need to be authorised to be used for tests on the network?

To whom should I apply for a vehicle authorisation?

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RINF

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ECVVR

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ERATV

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Technical specifications for Interoperability (TSI)

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National Rules

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European Train Control System (ETCS)

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Staff

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What are the Staff Regulations?

How can I apply for a position at ERA?

Where can I find more information related to grades and remuneration of EU Staff?

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Seconded National Experts (SNEs)

Seconded National Experts (SNEs)

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ERADIS

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VKM

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NOTIF-IT

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ERAIL

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RDD

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EVR

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CCM

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European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS)

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What is the role of ERA with regard to ERTMS?

What is the difference between ERTMS and ETCS?

Why to fully harmonise the ETCS braking curves and why it has been so difficult and controversial?

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Safety Alert IT tool

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Railways

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Radio communication

FAQs

What is the Agency doing regarding Railway Radio Communication?

What will happen with GSM-R?

What about replacing GSM-R with LTE already today?

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