Latest publications

  • CER Essay - The Swiss experience to support modal shift

    Tuesday, 9 November 2021

    The CER Essays initiative features a series of essays that show the rail sector as contributing not only to EU transport policy, but touching on different aspects of society at large.

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  • European Social Partner Agreement on Women in Rail

    Friday, 5 November 2021

    On 5 November, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), representing railway sector employers, and the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF), representing railway workers, officially signed the Women in Rail autonomous agreement aimed at promoting employment... Read More

  • COP26 - Message to Glasgow

    Thursday, 4 November 2021

    Rail is the most sustainable mode of motorised transport today, already avoiding millions of tons of CO2.

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  • CER Position - Multimodal Digital Mobility Services Regulation

    Tuesday, 2 November 2021

    Responding to the European Commission's inception impact assessment on the proposal for a Regulation on Multimodal Digital Mobility Services, CER put forward the below position paper calling for support of sector-based solutions as the starting point when improving multimodal ticketing.

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  • CER Position - Inception Impact Assessment on Revision of Rail State aid Guidelines

    Friday, 29 October 2021

    CER members welcome the European Commission's Inception Impact Assessment (IIA) for the Revision of the Community Guidelines on State aid for railway undertakings. 

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  • Video - Euractiv interview 'Over a coffee with Alberto Mazzola'

    Wednesday, 13 October 2021

    In this in-depth interview, CER Executive Director Alberto Mazzola sits with EurActiv reporter Sean Goulding Carroll to discuss all things rail. The conversation covers a wide range of topics including:

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  • Joint Vision for the Sector on Digital Capacity Management

    Monday, 4 October 2021

    The following Joint Vision, endorsed by CER alongside RailNetEurope (RNE), Forum Train Europe (FTE), the Rail Freight Forward initiative (RFF), the European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM), the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) and the International Union of Railways (UIC), lays the ... Read More

  • CER Ticketing Roadmap

    Thursday, 30 September 2021

    European railways realise that the railway system is a fundamental pillar to reach the European carbon emission goals of the ‘European Green Deal’ and therefore we will actively contribute to its successful implementation. In order to achieve the necessary modal shift, we will need to focus on... Read More

  • CER Position - Boosting ERTMS deployment

    Monday, 27 September 2021

    The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) system offers the necessary conditions for uninterrupted, safe, efficient and fast railway services with significant investments needed for its broad deployment.

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  • CER Position - Revision of TEN-T Regulation 1315/2013

    Wednesday, 22 September 2021

    Transport infrastructure policy at EU level is essential for the coordination of important transport projects, the overall development of cross-border and regional infrastructure as well as cohesion and social inclusion.

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