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ETCS Driver’s Handbook now available

ETCS Driver’s Handbook now available

Published: 24 January 2020 Updated: 28 November 2022

ERA has published the generic ETCS Driver’s Handbook: a harmonised manual for the use of ETCS.


The first harmonised Driver’s Handbook for the use of ETCS is now available for download.

This concerns Baseline 3 On-board Units (OBUs) in either MR1 or R2, in any system version X.Y, operating level, mode and screen technology.

It is provided in open-source MS Word and HTML versions, in English, French and German.

The Handbook and all relevant information on how to download, customize and use it can be found here.