Brochures, studies and reports

Brochures studies and reports

  • Progress report on the Sector Statement on boosting rail freight

    Thursday, 6 December 2018

    In 2016 Ministers of Transport signed the so-called ‘Rotterdam Declaration’, in which they wished to express their strong support for the development of international rail freight transport and in particular for the continuation of the market-oriented development of the Rail Freight Corridors....

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  • Longer trains - Facts & experiences in Europe - 4th edition

    Friday, 1 June 2018

    Longer trains are one way to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the rail freight system, allowing more efficient operation and an increase in transport capacity.  

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  • Rail Vehicle Applications - FAQ

    Wednesday, 7 March 2018

    This FAQ and guidance document on 'rail vehicle applications' was drafted by Euromot (the European Association of Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers) with the contributions of CER, UIC and UNIFE.

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  • RAIL 2050 VISION

    Friday, 15 December 2017

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  • Fourth Annual Report on the development of women's employment in the European railway sector

    Friday, 1 December 2017

    As an outcome of the joint CER – ETF – EIM project on women in the rail sector (WIR - Women In Rail) the European social partners in the railway sector decided to introduce annual reporting on the development of women employment in the sector, based on a limited number of indicators, starting...

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  • GRB Guide to the 4th Railway Package Technical Pillar

    Thursday, 30 November 2017

    Displayed as a series of 'frequently asked questions', this Guide illustrates in different chapters the reforms in the field of vehicle authorisation, safety certification and ERTMS trackside approval as well as the new role of the European Union Agency for Railways.

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  • PSEF Joint Statement on Social Europe

    Friday, 17 November 2017

    In view of the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth held in Göteburg, Sweden, on 17 November 2017, the Public Services' Employers' Forum (PSEF) – of which CER is a member – published the following Joint Statement on Social Europe.

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  • Joint Rail Sector Declaration on Digitalisation of Railways

    Thursday, 9 November 2017

    In this Joint Rail Sector Declaration, CER together with EIM, ERFA, UIP, UITP and UNIFE reaffirm their commitment to continue providing products and services using digital technologies for the benefit of people.

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  • More EU budget for transport

    Thursday, 21 September 2017

    On the occasion of the European Commission and the Estonian Presidency of the Council's Connecting Europe Conference in Tallinn on 21 and 22 September 2017, a coalition of thirty European transport organisations launched their campaign for a strong Connecting Europe Facility for the next...

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  • JNS urgent procedure “Broken wheels” – JNS recommendation

    Tuesday, 29 August 2017

    Due to an increasing number of reports on incidents (broken rims/webs of some wheel types) concerning freight wagons, a JNS urgent procedure “Broken wheels” was kicked off.

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