This section features publications (position papers, brochures, reports, studies, etc.) produced by UNIFE on the many activities where UNIFE is active

Publications

  • 24/
    Mar 2020

    COVID-19 | Transport keeps us going


    On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 a pandemic and governments worldwide have taken wide-ranging measures to contain the spread of the virus. The transport sector has a crucial role to play in the supply of goods, in particular medicines, medical devices, food and other essential commodities needed to overcome this crisis. The transport sector also proves to be a vital instrument in these times where many European citizens are restricted in their mobility.

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  • 24/
    Mar 2020

    Annual Report 2019 - Executive Summary


    Read about UNIFE's impact in 2019 focusing on areas ranging from industry policy, trade, R&I, to ERTMS, IRIS Certification, and advocating at the political level for better regulation and investment in favour of rail.

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  • 19/
    Mar 2020

    International Standardisation – the European Rail Supply Industry’s position


    The paper addresses the strategic importance of European and global standards for industry. In recent months there has been a strong push by China and others to define more and more new global railway standards. At the European level the most advanced set of railway standards globally are already in place, managed by CEN and CENELEC. However, at the global level (ISO/IEC) European delegates often lack the necessary unity and pro-active engagement to react effectively to the new standardisation initiatives by China. In its new paper UNIFE is proposing important steps to maintain the European influence on the definition of global standards.

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  • 12/
    Feb 2020

    Annual Report 2019


    The UNIFE Annual Report reviews our activities in 2019, focusing on areas ranging from industry policy, trade, R&I, to ERTMS, IRIS Certification, and advocating at the political level for better regulation and investment in favour of rail. 

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  • 26/
    Nov 2019

    INDUSTRY4EUROPE: A long-term strategy for Europe’s industrial future: from words to action


    The Industry4Europe coalition has today issued its new Joint Paper A long-term strategy for Europe’s industrial future: from words to action. Through cross-sectoral recommendations, the Industry4Europe coalition contributes to the future EU industrial strategy announced by European Commission President-Elect Ursula von der Leyen. The Joint Paper presents concrete industrial policy proposals in seven priority fields; business-friendly policy environment, sustainability at business core, upgraded skills and training, enhanced research and innovation, investment and improved access to finance, reinforcement of the European Single Market and strengthened trade and international market access. The 149 industry organisations behind Industry4Europe stand united in their repeated calls for an ambitious and long-term EU industrial strategy that must help Europe remain a hub for a leading, smart, innovative and sustainable industry, that provides quality jobs and benefits all Europeans and future generations.

     

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WRMS

  • World Rail Market Study

    The Study is a reference for the rail sector and is regularly referred to as a standard set of data for the rail supply industry.
    Click here to view the executive summary 

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