European Railway Agency - ERA

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Description

With the Delegated Decision on TSls, the European Commission requested the Agency to set up working parties for revising all TSls. In particular, the TSI on Operation and Traffic management (OPE TSI) has been reviewed to take into account the objectives set out in the Delegated Decision on TSIs. This proposal for the revision of the OPE TSI was drafted by the Agency based on the work done with a working party. According to the regulatory provisions, the Agency invites associations and bodies representing users as well as social partners to comment the draft proposal.

The Agency welcome comments to this draft proposal from all interested parties.

In this respect, we make available for consultation the preliminary draft of the revision of the TSI relating to Operation and Traffic management.

Email address of the functional mailbox ("consultation_ERAREC125" followed by "@era.europa.eu")

 

Related documents :

  • Draft TSI OPE amended 2018 (EN) (1.09 MB)
  • Appendix A to draft TSI OPE amended 2018 (EN) (256.43 KB)
  • Draft final report on the further development of the TSI OPE (EN) (913.83 KB)
  • Review form - Draft TSI OPE amended 2018 (EN) (77.32 KB)
  • Description

    With the Delegated Decision on TSls, the European Commission requested the Agency to set up working parties for revising all TSls.In particular, the TSI on Safety in Railway Tunnels (SRT TSI) has been reviewed to take into account the objectives set out in Article 3 and in Article 12 of the Delegated Decision on TSIs.

    This proposal for the revision of the SRT TSI was drafted by an Agency working party. According to the regulatory provisions, the Agency invites associations and bodies representing users as well as social partners to comment the draft proposal.

    In this respect, we make available for consultation the preliminary draft of the revision of the TSI relating to safety in railway tunnels.

    Email address of the functional mailbox ("consultation_006REC1078" followed by "@era.europa.eu")

    Related documents :

  • Draft recommendation on the revision of the TSI relating to safety in railway tunnels (EN) (64.74 KB)
  • Annex to the draft recommendation on the revision of the TSI relating to safety in railway tunnels (EN) (674.41 KB)
  • Evolution from Regulation (EU) No 1303/2014 to the proposal for a revised TSI SRT (for information only) (EN) (1.27 MB)
  • Description

    This draft of the limited revision of the TSI Noise is deemed to impact the freight traffic and the social environment. Therefore, associations and bodies representing users on matters having a direct impact on freight customers as well as social partners shall be consulted in accordance with Articles 6 and 7 of Regulation (EU) 2016/796 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the European Union Agency for Railways and to Article 5(7) of Directive (EU) 2016/797 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the interoperability of the rail system within the European Union.

    This draft document is a recommendation amending the TSI Noise in order to make it applicable to the existing freight wagons.

    The document for consultation is a recommendation to amend to the Commission Regulation (EU) No 1304/2014 of 26 November 2014 concerning the technical specification for interoperability relating to the subsystem rolling stock – noise.

    Related documents :

  • Draft recommendation on the revision of the TSI relating to the rolling stock subsystem - Noise (TSI Noise) (353.16 KB)
  • Description

    The Agency has received the mandate to draft recommendation on the revision of Regulation 445/2011 and possible extension of its scope by adding other types of vehicles The mandate addresses in particular the following aspects:

    • Examine the feasibility of extending the scope of the certification of entities in charge of maintenance to all vehicles
    • Examine the feasibility of extending the scope of the certification of maintenance workshops to all vehicles
    • Identify common mandatory principles for the maintenance of the safety¬ critical components
    • Examine the feasibility of the certification of entities and workshops specialized in the maintenance of specific critical components
    • Making amendments to Regulation 445/2011 as necessary to ensure better understanding and avoid risks of misinterpretation
    • Propose revision of articles 1,2,6,9 and 12 and annexes of Regulation 445/2011 In accordance with Article 6 and Article 7 of Regulation (EU) 2016/796, the Agency shall consult the social partners and organisations representing rail freight customers and passengers.

    In accordance with the Commission mandate (C(2016) 5504), the Agency shall also consult the network of National Safety Authorities set up under Article 38(1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/796 and Article 18(4) of Directive (EU) 2016/798.

    Related documents :

  • Impact Assessment on the revision of Commission Regulation (EU) No 445/2011 (646.43 KB)
  • Draft Implementing Act on a system of certification of entities in charge of maintenance for vehicles (700.16 KB)
  • Report on safety critical components (780.58 KB)
  • Annex III to the Report on safety critical components (for information only) (805.86 KB)
  • Description

    According to Article 7 of Regulation (EU) 2016/796 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the European Union Agency for Railways and to Article 5(7) of Directive (EU) 2016/797 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the interoperability of the rail system within the European Union, the European Union Agency for Railways shall consult associations and bodies representing users on matters having a direct impact on passengers before submitting revisions of Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSI) to the Commission.

    In this respect, we make available for consultation the preliminary draft of the limited revision of the TSI relating to accessibility for persons with disabilities and persons with reduced mobility (TSI PRM).

    This recommendation is an amendment to the Commission Regulation (EU) No 1300/2014 of 18 November 2014 concerning the technical specification for interoperability relating to accessibility of the Union's rail system for persons with disabilities and persons with reduced mobility; it is available here 

    This revision concerns the technical characteristics of the Inventory of Assets system, which functions will be:

    • Identifying the existing obstacles and barriers to accessibility
    • Providing practical information to users
    • Monitoring and evaluating progress on accessibility.

    Related documents :

  • Preliminary draft of the limited revision of the TSI relating to accessibility for persons with disabilities and persons with reduced mobility (777.06 KB)
  • Description

    The Agency has received the mandate to further harmonise conformity assessment approaches among Member States through the revision of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1158/2010 on a common safety method for assessing conformity with the requirements for obtaining railway safety certificates, Commission Regulation (EU) No 1169/2010 on a common safety method for assessing conformity with the requirements for obtaining a railway safety authorisation (also named ‘the Common Safety Methods (CSMs) on Conformity Assessment’) and Commission Regulation (EU) No 1177/2012 on a common safety method for supervision by national safety authorities after issuing a safety certificate or safety authorisation (also named ‘the CSM on Supervision’). To that end, the Agency shall submit to the Commission its final recommendation on the revision of the above CSMs not later than 1 June 2017.

    In accordance with Article 6 and Article 7 of Regulation (EU) 2016/796, the Agency shall consult the social partners and organisations representing rail freight customers and passengers.

    In accordance with the Commission mandate (C(2016) 5504), the Agency shall also consult the network of National Safety Authorities set up under Article 38(1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/796 and Article 18(4) of Directive (EU) 2016/798.

    Related documents :

  • Agency draft recommendation on a common safety method for assessing conformity with the requirements for obtaining a railway single safety certificate (444.07 KB)
  • Agency draft recommendation on a common safety method for assessing conformity with the requirements for obtaining a railway single safety authorisation (426.5 KB)
  • Agency draft recommendation on a common safety method for supervision by national safety authorities after issuing a single safety certificate or safety authorisation (310.05 KB)