European Railway Agency - ERA

Moving Europe towards a sustainable
and safe railway system without frontiers.


31 Dec 2022

ERA Webinars 2022 Programme
The European Union Agency for Railways is pleased to announce its 2022 webinars programme*. Building on our experience and on the positive feedback we received last year, we are more committed than ever to share our expertise, return on experience and to forge links with the sector.

06 Jul 2022

Israeli and Italian experts meet in Bologna to exchange experience in the field of safety in railway tunnels
Transport of rail passengers in Israel is on the rise since the 80’s and demand is going to continue growing according to the projections forecasted by the Railway Plan 2040 presented by the Ministry of Transport. In order to meet this increasing demand, Israel has planned to expand the railway network and construct railway tunnels. To support this process, the EU Agency for Railways, in the framework of the EUMedRail project, is providing technical assistance.

06 Jul 2022

The European Union Agency for Railways issued the 100th Single Safety Certificate
Josef Doppelbauer, ERA Executive Director, signed today the Single Safety Certificate for Mercitalia Shunting & Terminal Srl. This certificate is valid for a period of five years and the area of operation covers Italy.

16 Jun 2022

ERA publishes the 2022 report on Railway Safety and Interoperability in the EU
The biennial report highlights progress with railway safety and interoperability in the EU and allows an in-depth understanding of the European railways situation and its evolution over time. The data contained in this report can be used to identify areas for improvement towards reaching a more efficient and effective railway system for all European citizens: the Single European Railway Area.