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Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) - Articles and news items

CER urges EC to improve rail cargo’s regulatory framework by using ETD system

Rail industry news / 11 January 2017 /

The CER has urged the European Commission to ‘improve rail cargo’s regulatory framework instead of worsen it’ by using an ETD system instead of an arrangement developed for road.

DB CEO Rüdiger Grube is elected as new CER Chairman

Rail industry news / 19 September 2016 /

The CER General Assembly has elected Deutsche Bahn CEO Rüdiger Grube as the Association’s new Chairman. The Association also welcomed Ukrainian Railways and Eurail Group as new partners…

Building a seamless European rail infrastructure for the future

Railway Extra / 1 September 2016 /

The European rail system was developed on a national basis and has undergone historic economic ups and downs. Presently more than one million employees ensure the day-to-day running of the system and aim to be prepared for the challenges of the future…

UITP and CER support update of Romanian Transport Master Plan

Rail industry news / 1 August 2016 /

The UITP and the Community of European Railways (CER) have applauded the Romanian government and especially the Romanian Transport Ministry for taking major steps to improve the Romanian Transport Master Plan (RTMP), particularly with regards to the measures foreseen for the country’s railways…

Industry calls on EU Commission to promote rail as a pillar of sustainable mobility

Rail industry news / 6 June 2016 /

CER (Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies) and UNIFE (European Rail Industry Association) have issued a joint paper highlighting rail as the backbone of sustainable mobility and key to transport decarbonisation.

Christian Kern steps down as CER Chairman to become Austrian Chancellor

Rail industry news / 17 May 2016 /

Christian Kern, current Chairman of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and CEO of OeBB (Österreichische Bundesbahnen) is to become Austria’s new Chancellor.

Industry works together to present Roadmap for Digital Railways

Rail industry news / 26 April 2016 /

Four railway associations have joined forces to present a joint Roadmap for digital railways to deploy digital technology across the industry.

General approach adopted on Market Pillar of the Fourth Railway Package

Rail industry news / 8 October 2015 /

Transport Ministers of the European Transport Council have adopted a general approach on the Market Pillar of the Fourth Railway Package.

ÖBB CEO Christian Kern reappointed as CER Chairman

Rail industry news / 28 September 2015 /

The General Assembly of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has re-elected its Management Committee and Chairman for a further two years.

CER and UIC publish booklet on rail transport and environment

Rail industry news / 16 September 2015 /

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and the International Union of Railways (UIC) have jointly published a booklet containing facts and figures on rail transport and environment.

Rail passenger rights to be strengthened in Europe

Rail industry news / 6 July 2015 /

The European Commission has called for better application and enforcement of rail passenger rights in the European Union.

Progress made on EC Fourth Railway Package

Rail industry news / 10 June 2015 /

The EU Transport Council will meet on the 11 June to discuss progress made on the European Commission’s Fourth Railway Package.


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