Press releases (33)
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.
Getting Rail Freight on the Right Track
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.
ERA and ENISA continue their close cooperation on cybersecurity in the railway sector
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.
ERA and EASA sign a Memorandum of Cooperation promoting Inter-Agency cooperation
Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA), and Patrick Ky, Executive Director of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), signed today a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to further develop exchange of know-how and find synergies in using similar systems, platforms and methodologies.
ERA publishes biennial Report on Progress with Railway Safety and Interoperability in the EU
The European Union Agency for Railways has published its latest biennial Report on Railway Safety and Interoperability in the European Union
InnoTrans 2022 - ERA and VDB sign memorandum to make European processes more efficient and to further strengthen competences of applicants
By signing the agreement at the VDB stand at InnoTrans 2022 in Berlin, both parties agree to put all effort into making the process of European authorisation procedures simpler and more efficient and to forcefully familiarise applicants with the processes in a constructive dialogue.
Trackside Approval decision on the Corridor Rhine-Alpine signed at InnoTrans 2022
Today, Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA), signed the decision for the Trackside Approval for Corridor Rhine-Alpine, submitted by DB Netz AG, during a ceremony that took place at ERA Stand at Innotrans 2022, in the presence of representatives from DB Netz AG and the ERTMS Coordinator of the Euro
Efficient Processing of Retrofitting Vehicle Authorisation Possible Thanks to High-quality Applications
Efficient delivery of authorisations for the retrofitting of vehicles for DB Regio demonstrates the reactiveness of the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) to the sector’s demands, allowing DB Regio to adapt its vehicles to the high number of passengers registered since the beginning of June 2022, when the so called 9-Euro-Ticket initiativ