European Railway Agency - ERA

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11 Dec 2018

Season’s Greetings
Thank you for your collaboration in 2018!

02 Dec 2018

Safety exercise from INFRABEL
ERA visited an important safety exercise from INFRABEL in Brussels in the night from 1-2 December, organised to test the safety infrastructure, evacuation and intervention procedures, and the cooperation between all partners. (PHOTO: © Infrabel – Benjamin Briolet)

23 Nov 2018

European Rail Human and Organisational Factors Seminar 2018
The European Union Agency for Railways organised and hosted the European Rail Human and Organisational Factors Seminar last 14 and 15 November. Recognised academics, professionals and railway representatives reflected during these two days on the challenges the railway industry needs to address.

09 Nov 2018

Upcoming changes in the legislation governing declarations and certificates for railway interoperability constituents and subsystems.
On 9 November 2018, the Railway Interoperability and Safety Committee (RISC) voted unanimously to adopt a new Implementing Regulation setting out important steps in the field of interoperability and the related European processes, which will come into effect with the Fourth Railway Package in June 2019.

09 Nov 2018

Workshop on the Fourth Railway Package – Jornada de difusión sobre el Cuarto Paquete Ferroviario
The workshop organised by the Spanish NSA (AESF), to which the Agency was kindly invited to participate, was considered interesting and attractive by the representatives of the Spanish railway sector attending the event.

02 Oct 2018

Final report on Facilitation of Combined Transport
The Agency published its final report on how to facilitate combined transport along the networks of the Union rail system.

28 Jun 2018

Visit from Polytechnical University Hauts-de-France
The Agency had the pleasure to receive Professor Frédéric Vanderhaegen and his team from the Polytechnical University of Hauts-de-France.

23 May 2018

ERA Launches SMS App
The Agency proudly presents its first mobile App on rail safety management sytem (SMS), which is now available both in Google play and Apple stores

15 May 2018

Korean Delegation at the Agency
A delegation from the Republic of Korea visited the European Union Agency for Railways at its headquarters in Valenciennes.

25 Apr 2018

EUMedRail Countries Present the Railway Development Plans
The EUMedRail conference on National Action Plans organised by the EUMedRail team of the European Union Agency for Railways on 23-25 April 2018 in Ljubljana, gathered public officials from Ministries of Transport, railway experts and international financial institutions to discuss the railway plans of the Southern Neighbourhood countries