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Towards A Harmonised European Rail Pass

 16 Sept. 2021

Have you ever tried to buy a single train ticket to travel across different European countries? Probably not. And even if you did, you would have realised that it’s much easier to book a flight between two European capital cities than the same trip with a train. It’s a pity, when you know that 8 billion passengers are using the train per year in Europe. This is 8 times more than air passengers!

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Progress on Safety towards SERA: Issues and Actions for Railways in Europe

 30 June 2021

European railways remain among the safest in the world with major accidents becoming increasingly rare and significant accidents decreasing in the last years. Still, significant accidents alone represent an economical cost of about 3,5 billion Euros per year.

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Online Launch of the European Rail Safety Climate Survey

 16 June 2021

In order to further improve safety in the European rail system, the Agency is conducting a unique safety perception survey open to all rail professionals working in the European Union and in EFTA states: the European Rail Safety Climate Survey (ERA-SCS). It is an online survey hosted on the EUSurvey platform, available in 22 European languages on smartphones, tablets and computers.

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Maintenance of vehicles - What is new and what you need to know

 7 June 2021

The maintenance of vehicles is an important part of the safety system as a whole. In the past the lack of a system for certification of ECMs has led to increased costs for the sector and journeys without loads. The management of maintenance was not defined clear enough, not sufficiently controlled and the absence of harmonised rules hampered international competition on the market and international traffic, mainly for freight.

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Post pandemic Recovery of Rail Transport (Part 2 of 2)

 3 June 2021

ERA webinar presenting a mathematical study comparing safety risk of car travel versus rail travel on long distance, the EU rail recovery plans of the European Commission, Q&As.

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Post pandemic Recovery of Rail Transport (Part 1 of 2)

 3 June 2021

ERA webinar presenting a mathematical study comparing safety risk of car travel versus rail travel on long distance, the EU rail recovery plans of the European Commission, Q&As.

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How Rail Freight helps achieving Climate Goals (Part 2 of 2)

 20 May 2021

As part of the Green Deal, a modal shift in freight transport from mostly road to rail is necessary, with the objective to double rail freight traffic by 2050. In this webinar ERA presents the second part of the report “Fostering the railway sector through the European Green Deal”. This webinar includes debates with the audience on some proposed measures to increase and better manage railway capacities and to promote rail freight in more general terms.

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How rail freight helps achieving climate goals (Part 1 of 2)

 20 May 2021

As part of the Green Deal, a modal shift in freight transport from mostly road to rail is necessary, with the objective to double rail freight traffic by 2050. In this webinar ERA presents the second part of the report “Fostering the railway sector through the European Green Deal”. This webinar includes debates with the audience on some proposed measures to increase and better manage railway capacities and to promote rail freight in more general terms.

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Railways in the world (Part 2 of 2)

 15 April 2021

The laws of physics, trade and competition are global. Railways are increasingly global too. Discover how the Agency supports the European Commission’s international strategy and policy objectives for railways, most notably the promotion of European experiences, regulations and standards within international organisations and with international partners worldwide.

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Railways in the world (Part 1 of 2)

 15 April 2021

The laws of physics, trade and competition are global. Railways are increasingly global too. Discover how the Agency supports the European Commission’s international strategy and policy objectives for railways, most notably the promotion of European experiences, regulations and standards within international organisations and with international partners worldwide.

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SCS VIDEO Promo DE

 17 Sept. 2021

Filling in the European Rail Climate Survey (ERA-SCS) takes 10 minutes – 10 minutes that can make a big difference: results will be used to improve European rail safety.

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The IPA and Western Balkans Project

 2 July 2021

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ERA's Cooperation with OTIF

 2 July 2021

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Message of Executive Director Dr Josef Doppelbauer

 21 May 2021

ERA`s Executive Director Dr Josef Doppelbauer speaks about:

  • 5 years 4th Railway Package
  • Launch of the European Rail Safety Culture Survey

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A vision for the target rail system

 9 Feb. 2021

Rail is one of the greenest mode of transport. The creation of a single European railway area is part of the EU transport policy objectives.

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ERA 2021 Wishes

 15 Dec. 2020

ERA wishes happy holidays

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European Railway Safety Culture Model explained

 9 Dec. 2020

This short video explains how the model can be used by any rail companies to raise awareness, understand and improve its safety culture.

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ERA Safety Leadership Training

 9 Dec. 2020

Leadership plays a major role in the development of a positive safety culture. To stress the importance of always behaving safely and leading by example, the European Union Agency for Railways has developed an innovative training targeting rail managers at all levels.

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