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Temporary measures adopted by ERA for vehicle authorization process

Temporary measures adopted by ERA for vehicle authorization process

6 Apr 2020

The Agency responds to difficulties of the railway sector due to COVID-19 outbreak.

The emergency measures adopted in different countries to fight the COVID-19 outbreak are creating difficulties for the sector to fulfil the legal duties and obligations with regards to the vehicle authorisation process.

To support the sector, the Agency has adopted temporary measures when assessing applications for vehicle and/or vehicle type authorisation, pending the possible adoption of EU temporary measures related to the acts governed by Regulation (EU) 2018/545.

Read more: Clarification about exceptional measures during COVID-19