2019

Crister Fritzson

ASTOC

From 2017 to 2019

CER Chair

Libor Lochman

Executive Director

From 2012

CER Executive Director

Violeta Bulc

From 2015 to 2019

EU Commissioner for Transport

56 members

+ 13 partners

Eurofima and Vy (formerly NSB) join CER as partners.

RDG changes its status to partner.


Voluntary commitments

- CER and ETF adopt social partners’ Joint Conclusions on their project ‘Rail Mobile Workers’

- Celebration of 20 years of Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for Railways

- European rail social partners kick off negotiations to promote the employment of women in the sector

- CER becomes a member of the Stakeholder group of the European Labour Authority (ELA)

CER Developments

March 2019
- Adoption by the European Parliament of its position in first reading on the proposal for a Directive on collective redress.
- Adoption by the European Parliament of its position in first reading on the proposal for a Directive amending the Combined Transport Directive 92/106/EEC.
- Provisional partial agreement in trilogue on the proposal for a Regulation establishing the Connecting Europe Facility.
- Adoption by the European Parliament of a non-binding resolution on the European Commission’s 2050 climate plan.

 

April 2019
- Publication in the EU Official Journal of Directive (EU) 2019/882 on the accessibility requirements for products and services (European Accessibility Act).
- Publication in the EU Official Journal of Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/554 amending Annex VI to the Train Drivers Directive (2007/59/EC).

 

 

May 2019
- Adoption of the Council Progress Report on the revision of Directive 1999/62/EC on the charging of heavy goods vehicles.

 

 

June 2019
- Entry into force of the Fourth Railway Package’s Technical Pillar.
- Publication in the EU Official Journal of Directive (EU) 2019/1024 on open data and the re-use of public sector information.

 

 

November 2019
- Adoption of the Council General Approach on the proposal for a Directive on collective redress.
- Agreement in trilogue on the proposal for a Regulation on electronic freight transport information.

 

 

December 2019
- Adoption of the Council General Approach on the revision of Regulation 1371/2007 on rail passengers’ rights.
- Publication by the European Commission of its Communication ‘The European Green Deal’.
- Adoption of Council conclusions on widening the scope of PNR data to transport modes other than air.

 

EU Legal Developments