European Railway Agency - ERA

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24 Jan 2019

1st Transport Cybersecurity Conference conclusions
Following the 1st Transport Cybersecurity Conference please find the joint conclusion from the transport sector on the challenges cybersecurity raises.

23 Jan 2019

The Egyptian Ministry of Transport hosts a seminar on rail accident investigation
The European Union Agency for Railways, in the scope of the EUMedRail project, co-organised with the Ministry of Transport and Egyptian National Railways a seminar on rail accidents investigations and safety culture last 22nd and 23rd January 2019 in Cairo. This event aimed to reinforce the exchange of views between the EU and Egyptian authorities and to promote the understanding of human factors issues faced in the investigation of railway accidents.

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.

29 Jun 2018

Annual Activity Report 2017
The Agency’s Management Board adopted the Consolidated Annual Activity Report 2017 in its meeting on 26 June 2018, including the analysis and assessment of this report by the MB.

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