European Railway Agency - ERA

Making the railway system work better for society.


06 Apr 2020

Temporary measures adopted by ERA for vehicle authorization process
The Agency responds to difficulties of the railway sector due to COVID-19 outbreak.

30 Mar 2020

European Commission moves to support pragmatic solutions
Update on COVID-19 from European Commission's Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE).

17 Mar 2020

Update on COVID-19 at ERA
Video message from our Executive Director, Josef Doppelbauer.

13 Mar 2020

Update on COVID-19 at ERA
Measures taken by ERA today to inhibit the spread of COVID-19

12 Mar 2020

Interim Advice for preparedness and response to cases of COVID-19 at points of entry in the EU / EEA Member States
The preparedness plan by the EU Healthy Gateways joint action in response to the continuous spread of COVID-19.

26 Feb 2020

EUMedRail seminar on Safety Management System in Algerian railways
The European Union Agency for Railways promotes the common approach to safety in the Maghreb region

06 Feb 2020

Noise TSI Quieter routes
The European Union Agency for Railways publishes the lists of quieter routes provided by the Member States in accordance with the Noise TSI. It also publishes the maps illustrating the quieter routes if provided by the Member States.

24 Jan 2020

ETCS Driver’s Handbook now available
ERA has published the generic ETCS Driver’s Handbook: a harmonised manual for the use of ETCS.

10 Jan 2020

Consultation on the 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.

20 Dec 2019

Joint Network Secretariat (JNS) issues long term mitigation measures on broken wheels
The Joint Network Secretariat (JNS) has issued the Final Output containing long-term measures aimed at preventing broken wheels of tread braked freight wagons in an efficient and sustainable way. Concerned wheel types are: BA004 and BA314/ZDB29 (with a slope under the wheel flange).