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EU Agency for Railways prepares for new role

EU Agency for Railways prepares for new role

1 Sep 2016

With recent approval of the Fourth Railway Package, the process for authorising new rail vehicles and certifying train operators is set for a radical overhaul. European Union Agency for Railways executive director Josef Doppelbauer tells IRJ how these processes will be streamlined, harmonised and centralised in just three years.