Press releases (38)
The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) has taken significant steps towards its mission of fostering a sustainable and safe railway system without frontiers.
ERA Signs First Authorisation for New Generation Sleeper Trains: a Substantial Step for Reviving Night Trains in Europe
On 24 November, the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) marked a significant milestone by formally authorising the first batch of new generation sleeper trains, which are being built by Siemens Mobility for ÖBB's Nightjet sleeper service.
European Commission, European Union’s rail system authority (ERA), Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-Rail), the European Union Agency for the space programme (EUSPA), and the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union collaborate to leverage satellite technology for rail.
The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) developed Country Factsheets to give an in-depth insight into the rail sector of European countries in terms of transport, organisations, rolling stock, infrastructure, safety, market structure, and the legal framework.
4 years ago, on 16 June 2019, a successful institutional story has begun with the implementation of the 4th Railway Package, taking European rail to new levels in the re-inforcement of the Single European Railway Area.
Major milestone achieved by the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA): More than 50 000 rail vehicles authorised since 2019
The 4th Railway Package has been a major step forward for creating the Single European Railway Area.
On Wednesday 29 March 2023, Karima Delli, the chairwoman of the transport and tourism committee (TRAN) of the European Parliament, Josef Doppelbauer, the Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Railways, as well as several CEOs of rail freight companies have called on the decision-makers to implement ambitious policies to concretely
European Railway Safety Culture Declaration – SNCF Réseau Renews its Commitment to Promote a Positive Safety Culture
The European Railway Safety Culture Declaration demonstrates the commitment of leaders and authorities across the European railway industry to promote a positive safety culture and to raise awareness among its stakeholders.
Substantial time savings for passenger and freight cross-border rail possible if technical and operational issues are solved
A report by the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) identifies strong potential for time savings for rail freight, from 50 minutes up to 6 hours, when solving the technical and operational issues identified for the analysed freight corridors.
The “Cybersecurity in Railways” conference takes place today in Lille, bringing together more than 100 experts sharing information about the latest developments in the sector.