Position papers

  • Cooperation agreements

    Tuesday, 4 November 2014

    The guide ("Issuing a safety certificate or safety authorisation – A guide for national safety authorities" ERA Safety Unit 07/07/2014) and especially ERA assumption that RUs “operate under the safety certificate of another RU” raise a substantial lack of understanding among the members of CER...

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  • ETCS-related track access charges

    Friday, 31 October 2014

    Article 32 (4) of Directive 2012/34/EU (Recast Directive) foresees the introduction of a differentiation of track access charges in order to give incentives to equip trains with the European Train Control System (ETCS).

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  • Users’ expectations for ERTMS breakthrough program

    Friday, 31 October 2014

    CER welcomes the ERTMS breakthrough initiative proposed by the European Commission. Indeed, important ERTMS issues remain to be solved.

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  • Future radio communication system

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014

    CER is welcoming the initiative of ERA in defining the next radio communication system for Railways. Many CER members supported this activity and sent their answers to the questionnaire on the operational requirements for radio communication systems.

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  • A 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014

    The Commission Communication on the 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies lists three key goals: a reduction in total domestic greenhouse gas emissions of 40% on the 1990 level by 2030; an EU-level binding target for renewable energy of at least 27% in total energy consumption; and...

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  • Metal theft

    Friday, 30 May 2014

    There is a need that the Member States, the EU institutions, the sectors affected by metal theft, as well as international bodies get more involved and work more closely together to tackle metal theft.

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  • CCS TSI progress

    Wednesday, 23 April 2014

    This Position Paper makes public the official CER position on and for the CCS-TSI revision.

    It recommends changes and amendments to be done, ensuring the deployment of a safe, sustainable, cost-efficient and reliable railway system with all its subsystems included.

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  • A funding scheme supporting sustainable and efficient freight transport services

    Friday, 4 April 2014

    CER considers that a funding scheme supporting sustainable and efficient freight transport services as part of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) instrument is a pre-requisite to the fulfilment of the 2011 Transport White Paper vision.

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  • RAC way forward

    Monday, 24 March 2014

    This position paper makes public the official CER position on and for the way forward for the development of explicit harmonised RAC.

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