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European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM) - Articles and news items

Fostering innovative infrastructure maintenance

Railway Extra / 1 September 2016 /

With 12 members and two associate members, EIM represents over 50% of the EU’s railway lines and has a key role in developing, operating and maintaining the European railway network. But how will research and innovation shape future maintenance processes? EIM’s Executive Director Monika Heiming and Technical Affairs Manager Ville Saarinen take a look…

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.

Track Systems supplement 2016

Issue 2 2016, Supplements / 23 March 2016 /

In our latest free-to-view Track Systems & Infrastructure Supplement, Monika Heiming, Executive Director of EIM discusses how to encourage innovative infrastructure maintenance and Libor Lochman, Executive Director of CER shares a vision for the future of rail infrastructure..

European Rail Infrastructure Managers elect President & Vice-President

Rail industry news / 20 November 2015 /

The association of European Rail Infrastructure Managers has announced Antti Vehvilaïnen as its new President and Lena Erixon as Vice-President.

EIM on track to further enlarge and strengthen the cooperation amongst rail infrastructure managers in Europe

Rail industry news / 27 November 2013 /

EIM’s members have adopted a reform of the association’s statutes…

CEOs of rail infrastructure companies in Europe agree that ERTMS deployment commitments must be respected

Rail industry news / 30 May 2012 /

In order for ERTMS to bring the desired value of interoperability…

Vice-President Siim Kallas discusses priorities for the future of rail with the CEOs of rail Infrastructure Managers

Rail industry news / 22 March 2011 /

European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas today participated in a meeting of the CEOs of EIM…

Adapting rail infrastructure to climate change: cooperation pays off

Issue 6 2010 / 10 December 2010 /

The unexpected heavy snow falls and low temperatures of the last winter have shown how vulnerable transport infrastructure is to extreme or unusual weather conditions. More severe winters are just one of the consequences of climate change that affect Europe and its transport system. Heat waves, megafires and floods appear more-and-more often in the headlines of the European newspapers as these natural disasters have often enormous impact on people’s lives. It is therefore clear that adapting to climate change will become a priority for the rail sector in the years to come.

Rail Infrastructure Managers welcome overhaul of European railway laws

Rail industry news / 17 September 2010 /

The heads of EIM welcome the far reaching revision of basic European railway regulation proposed today by the European Commission…

EIM has a new President and Executive Director

Rail industry news / 2 September 2010 /

Hubert du Mesnil, President of Réseau Ferré de France, takes over as President, and Hendrik Abma takes over as the new Executive Director.

The European Parliament urges the Commission to ensure proper implementation of the First Railway Package

Rail industry news / 17 June 2010 /

Members of the European Parliament adopted today…

European Parliament says rail has a key role in tackling climate change

Rail industry news / 17 March 2010 /

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has emphasised the importance of more environmentally‐friendly transport.

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