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27 Jul 2021

Consultation on the 2022 package revision of the TSI relating to telematics applications for passengers (TAP TSI)
In accordance with Articles 7 of Regulation (EU) 2016/796 (Agency Regulation), the European Union Agency for Railways shall consult organisations representing freight customers and passengers on matters having a direct impact on rail freight customers and passengers.

27 Jul 2021

Consultation on the 2022 package revision of the TSI relating to telematics applications for freight (TAF TSI)
In accordance with Articles 7 of Regulation (EU) 2016/796 (Agency Regulation), the European Union Agency for Railways shall consult organisations representing freight customers and passengers on matters having a direct impact on rail freight customers and passengers.

13 Jul 2021

What does ERA do?
Making the railway system work better for society. Behind this catchphrase, what are the exact activities of the European Union Agency for Railways?

17 Jun 2021

ERA Executive Director: “We see some light at the end of the tunnel”
Wednesday 16 June 2021, the exact day of the 5th anniversary of the entry into force of the 4th Railway Package Technical Pillar, our Executive Director Josef Doppelbauer held an Exchange of Views with the European Parliament TRAN Committee.

16 Jun 2021

Promoting of best practice in accident and incident investigation in the EuroMed region
On 15 and 16 June, representatives from national authorities and railway operators of Egypt, Israel, Morocco, and Tunisia took part in international workshops organised in the scope of the EUMedRail project.

03 Jun 2021

Study: rail travel remains safer than car travel, even during the pandemic
The Study published today by the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) provides a first mathematical model as a scientific approach to safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the given assumptions and based on the evidence currently available, it concludes that even under pandemic conditions the risk of dying in a car accident remains higher than the risk of dying from a COVID-19 infection after a long-distance railway journey.

28 May 2021

EUMedRail workshop on safety certification and supervision
On 19/20 May, the EU Agency for Railways (ERA) organised a two-day workshop on certification and supervision of railway safety management systems, as part of its EUMedRail project. The event gathered close to 40 representatives of national authorities and operators from Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia and offered the possibility for experts of national safety authorities from Belgium, Finland and France to share their experiences with experts of the Southern Mediterranean region.

25 May 2021

ERA cloud migration campaign: Your collaboration is needed
You may have received an automated e-mail from Microsoft (see picture below) because you are in the Contact Database of ERA – the European Union Agency for Railways. This is not a phishing email.