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

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.

Southeast European railways… A puzzle of national companies in need of a regional strategy

Issue 3 2015 / 4 June 2015 /

What options are there for the Southeastern Europe railway industry to up their game? Can concentrating on increasing infrastructure financing, adopting fairly-regulated competition and driving forward a clear transport policy help the situation? Libor Lochman, Executive Director at the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and Matteo Mussini, CER Head of Public Affairs and Operations, look at some suggestions…

Coalition sets out plans to counter metal theft in Europe

Rail industry news / 26 May 2015 /

Associations representing the railway, public transport, energy and recycling industries have called on EU policy makers to take action against metal theft in Europe.

EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways address FTA negotiations

Rail industry news / 22 May 2015 /

The third meeting of EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways got underway in Brussels yesterday highlighting critical topics addressed in the EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations.

 

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