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12 Nov 2019

EUMedRail Annual Steering Committee held in Brussels
The Annual Steering Committee of the EUMedRail project was held in Brussels on 6 November 2019. Hosted by the Directorate for Mobility of the European Commission, the meeting was opened by Mr Peter Mihm, EUMedRail project manager, by Mr Talander Jansen on behalf of DG NEAR, Mr Bertrand Collignon from DG Move and Mr Francesc Carbonell representing the Union for the Mediterranean.

12 Nov 2019

Euromed and Western Balkans participate to the ERTMS Seminar and CCRCC 2019 organised by the EU Agency for Railways
The EU Agency for Railways organised 15 October an ERTMS seminar addressed to IPA and EUMedRail representatives with the objective of increasing their understanding on ETCS technology and exchanging practices on signaling systems.

01 Oct 2019

Dutch railway industry leaders signed the European Railway Safety Culture Declaration in Utrecht
Dutch railway industry leaders signed the European Railway Safety Culture Declaration in Utrecht, committing to raise awareness and promote a positive safety culture throughout the entire industry.

24 Sep 2019

First 100 days of new processes at ERA have proven successful
The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) has successfully managed the first 100 days of new processes after the implementation of the new EU legislation (Fourth Railway Package).

16 Sep 2019

ERA issues its first Single Safety Certificate
The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) delivers its first decision on the issuing of a Single Safety Certificate

05 Jul 2019

ERA issues the first vehicle authorisation decision
The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) delivers first vehicle authorisation – three weeks after becoming European authorising entity for rail traffic in Europe.

19 Jun 2019

List of chargeable services
The list of services that can be provided by the Agency for a fee.

16 Jun 2019

ERA becomes European authority for cross-border rail traffic in Europe
From 16 June 2019 onwards, the EU Agency for Railways (ERA) is entering a new era of single and simplified authorisation and certification processes in Europe. The European Union Agency for Railways takes responsibility for vehicle authorisation, safety certification, and ERTMS trackside approval.

14 Jun 2019

Cooperation agreement signed with Bulgaria and Slovenia
The Directors of the Bulgarian and Slovenian National Safety Authorities and ERA’s Executive Director, Josef Doppelbauer signed the cooperation agreements.