Positions 18 Nov 2020

Sector Position Paper - The use of SAIT

The European Union Agency for Railways, Member States and sector stakeholders have been intensively discussing the exchange of safety-related information for many years. ALE, CER, EIM, EPTTOLA, ERFA, FEDECRAIL and NB-Rail (in partnership with UIC) believe that we now need to jointly focus on one important remaining issue in this respect: the use of the Safety Alert and Information Tool (SAIT) in the framework of the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/779 on certification of Entities in Charge of Maintenance (ECM Regulation). We believe that a timely start of such activity is necessary in light of the entry into force of Article 4 of the ECM Regulation on 16 June 2021.

We outline our views and a possible way forward to shape SAIT in our sector position paper available to download below.