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Libor Lochman - Articles and news items

Rail Safety & Security supplement

Issue 1 2016, Supplements / 4 February 2016 /

We take a look at concerns with metal theft for the rail industry, what RSSB is proactively doing to improve safety on the UK’s railways, and Chris Carr from ERA reflects on rail safety performance data for 2014 at a European level, plus he examines how the industry should work together to address future challenges and create an encouraging safety culture…

Signalling & Telecommunications supplement

Issue 1 2016, Supplements / 4 February 2016 /

In our latest free-to-view Signalling & Telecommunications Supplement, Libor Lochman, Executive Director of CER and Monika Heiming, Executive Director of EIM, promote better ERTMS development and deployment, plus there’s an event preview of the UIC ERTMS World Conference…

Increasing share of women working in the rail sector

Rail industry news / 9 February 2015 /

CER and ETF published their second annual report on the development of women employment in the rail sector in Europe. The results show that the average share of women working in the rail is increasing and currently stands at around 20%…

Rail Forum Europe seeks measures to smoothen international rail links

Rail industry news / 29 January 2015 /

Members of the European Parliament and rail stakeholders gathered on 28 January in Brussels to discuss current issues related to international rail connections and possible solutions…

Italian Presidency makes partial contribution to Fourth Railway Package and adopts conclusions on transport infrastructure

Rail industry news / 4 December 2014 /

On 3 December, European Transport Ministers adopted a set of Council conclusions on transport infrastructure and the Trans-European Transport Network, in the context of the upcoming review of the Europe 2020 strategy as well as a Progress Report on the Political Pillar of the Fourth Railway Package…

Railways on track in enhancing accessibility as new European rules are adopted

Rail industry news / 18 November 2014 /

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies welcomes the adoption of new technical requirements to improve train travel for persons with reduced mobility and disabled persons…

CER welcomes Commissioners Bulc, Šefčovič and Katainen

Rail industry news / 3 November 2014 /

On 1 November, the Juncker Commission officially took office…

CER policy recommendations for the new political mandate

Rail industry news / 14 October 2014 /

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies has published a set of ‘Policy Priorities’ for the 2014-2019 mandate – recommendations for EU policy-makers CER believes would be conducive to effective EU railway and transport policies in the years to come…

Rail sector urgently needs adoption of Technical Pillar of the Fourth Railway Package

Rail industry news / 6 October 2014 /

On 8 October, EU Transport Ministers will meet in Brussels to discuss the Fourth Railway Package…

CER and UNIFE call for a Transport Pillar within the 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies

Rail industry news / 26 June 2014 /

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies and the Association of the European Rail Industry encourage the Member States to consider a transport dimension for the post 2020 climate and energy policies…

Signalling & Telecommunications supplement

Issue 3 2014, Supplements / 5 June 2014 /

In our latest free-to-view Signalling & Telecommunications Supplement, read about the state of ETCS across Europe plus an openETCS@ITEA2 project update…

Why railway transport matters to sustainability goals

Issue 2 2014 / 11 April 2014 /

Transport poses two major sustainability challenges: greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and dependence on imported oil. Railway transportation has very favourable characteristics on both counts, making modal shift in favour of rail a naturally attractive policy goal.

 

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