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European Commission - Articles and news items

ERTMS deployment MoU signed at InnoTrans

Rail industry news / 21 September 2016 /

On the 20th September the European Commission, the European Union Agency for Railways, the UIC and European rail sector organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will lead to greater cooperation on the deployment of ERTMS, the European Rail Traffic Management System.

European Rail Sector commits to the 4th ERTMS MoU at InnoTrans 2016

Rail industry news / 20 September 2016 /

The European Commission, the European Union Agency for Railways and the representatives of the European Railway sector signed the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today on the cooperation for the deployment of the European Rail Traffic Management System…

Industry declaration aims to enhance competitiveness and boost international rail freight

Rail industry news / 21 June 2016 /

On the 21 June 2016, the European rail sector presented a declaration at the TEN-T Days in Rotterdam, aiming to enhance the competitiveness of the Rail Freight Corridors boosting international freight.

€280m to improve transport links in Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia

Rail industry news / 5 May 2016 /

The European Commission has adopted three major projects to improve transport links in the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia.

Agreement reached on market pillar of the Fourth Railway Package

Rail industry news / 22 April 2016 /

On the 19 April 2016 an informal agreement was reached on the Market Pillar of the Fourth Railway Package.

CEF transport calls for proposals closes

Rail industry news / 25 February 2016 /

The European Commission and the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) have closed the second call for proposals of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

€82 million funding for Kosovo railway modernisation

Rail industry news / 8 December 2015 /

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission (EC) have announced an €82 million investment package for Kosovo railway modernisation.

Second call for Connecting Europe Facility fund launched

Rail industry news / 9 November 2015 /

The European Commission has launched the second call for proposals of the Connecting Europe Facility allocating €7.6 billion to finance key transport projects.

European rail industry discuss future leadership of global supply market

Rail industry news / 15 October 2015 /

European rail industry leaders have met with stakeholders and EU decision makers to discuss maintaining Europe’s leadership of the global rail supply market.

Ashford International Station receives £4m ETCS signalling upgrade

Rail industry news / 15 July 2015 /

The European Commission has agreed to co-fund a £4 million signalling upgrade project at Ashford International Station allowing future operating companies to compete on the cross-Channel line.

Member states approve €13.1 billion EU transport investment plan

Rail industry news / 13 July 2015 /

The 28 member states that make up the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) coordination committee, have endorsed a €13.1 billion EU transport investment plan put forward by the European Commission in June 2015.

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.

 

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