Position papers

  • Common Occurrence Reporting (COR) - Safety Management Data

    Tuesday, 16 May 2017

    With this Position Paper the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) summarises in writing its oral intervention at the ERA workshop on the COR Safety Management Data System in Lille on 22 and 23 February 2017, supported by EIM and UIC.

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  • GRB Position on the Transition Regime

    Tuesday, 9 May 2017

    With this position paper the rail sector associations draw attention to the very critical point regarding the transitional provisions for vehicle authorisation as well as for safety certification.

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  • European Data Economy

    Wednesday, 26 April 2017

    With this paper, CER would like to contribute to the main objectives of the Commission’s Communication on ‘Building a European Data Economy’ (COM(2017) 9 final) in addition to responding to the launched public consultation on this issue.

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  • Platform for Electro-mobility​ Joint Statement on Road Tolling

    Thursday, 20 April 2017

    In this joint statement, 21 members of the European Platform for Electro-mobility, including CER, call on policymakers to encourage road tolling across the EU as a smart taxation system to promote sustainable transport.

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  • GRB Position on the EC Expert Group on the Technical Pillar of the 4th Railway Package Topics

    Wednesday, 15 March 2017

    The Group of Representative Bodies (GRB) acknowledges the steps taken to prepare a sound and timely implementation of the 4th Railway Package’s Technical Pillar.

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  • European Electronic Communications Code (Recast)

    Monday, 20 February 2017

    Digitalisation is one of the top priorities for the rail sector. Connectivity is therefore seen as a foundation allowing the full realisation of the European Single Digital Market and the digitalisation of railways.

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  • COR - Safety Management Data system

    Friday, 23 December 2016

    With this Position Paper the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) responds to the stakeholders consultation on the “COR Safety Management Data system” of the European Union Agency for Railways.

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  • RINF use and evolution

    Friday, 23 December 2016

    With this Position Paper CER and ERFA present their view on the use and evolution of RINF (Register of Infrastructure) as a mid-to-long-term goal to be achieved.

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  • Vehicle authorisation for broad gauge railways

    Wednesday, 21 December 2016

    The majority of the trans-European railway network was built with a 1.435 mm track gauge.

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  • CER Position on Clearange Gauge

    Monday, 19 December 2016

    CER is concerned about the draft Commission Implementing Regulation about common practices for decision making of regulatory bodies regarding the exchange of information to assess the compatibility of rail vehicles with specific sections of railway lines.

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