Term of ERA Executive Director, Josef Doppelbauer extended for another five-year term
The Management Board of the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) today extended the term of the Executive Director Josef Doppelbauer for a second five-year term.
ERA issues a single safety certificate for THALYS
Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director of ERA, signed today the single safety certificate for THALYS (THI Factory). This certificate is valid for a period of five years and covers an area of operation currently limited to France. THALYS continues to operate in Belgium under their safety certificates Part A and Part B until their validity expires.
Dutch railway industry leaders signed the European Railway Safety Culture Declaration in Utrecht
Dutch railway industry leaders signed the European Railway Safety Culture Declaration in Utrecht, committing to raise awareness and promote a positive safety culture throughout the entire industry.
First 100 days of new processes at ERA have proven successful
The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) has successfully managed the first 100 days of new processes after the implementation of the new EU legislation (Fourth Railway Package).
ERA issues its first Single Safety Certificate
The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) delivers its first decision on the issuing of a Single Safety Certificate
ERA is organising the ERTMS conference - #CCRCC2019 - “The Engine for the Digital Future”
From 15 to 17 October 2019 in Valenciennes.
ERA issues the first vehicle authorisation decision
The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) delivers first vehicle authorisation – three weeks after becoming European authorising entity for rail traffic in Europe.
ERA becomes European authority for cross-border rail traffic in Europe
From 16 June 2019 onwards, the EU Agency for Railways (ERA) is entering a new era of single and simplified authorisation and certification processes in Europe. The European Union Agency for Railways takes responsibility for vehicle authorisation, safety certification, and ERTMS trackside approval.
JNS urgent procedure ‘Great Belt Bridge accident 2nd Jan. 2019’
The Joint Network Secretariat (JNS) has issued the European Action Plan containing short-term risk mitigation measures on the use of pocket wagons. All the railway players across Europe are committed to maintaining rail as the safest land transport mode.
Signature of Headquarters Agreement
We are pleased to announce the signature of the Headquarters Agreement between the Agency and the French government.