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ERTMS launches new website
02 Aug 2021

ERTMS launches new website

The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is helping to build the next generation of European mobility, it deserved a next generation website! On 2nd August, ERTMS launched a new digital pre...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ERTMS launches new website The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is helping to build the next generation of European mobility, it deserved a next generation website! On 2nd August, ERTMS launched a new digital pre...
UNIFE boosts skills in rail by signing European Alliance for Apprenticeships pledge
26 Jul 2021

UNIFE boosts skills in rail by signing European Alliance for Apprenticeships pledge

The European Rail Supply Industry is facing a skills shortage. With an aging workforce reaching a well-deserved retirement and the urgent need for increased digital capacities, UNIFE and its Members a...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE boosts skills in rail by signing European Alliance for Apprenticeships pledge The European Rail Supply Industry is facing a skills shortage. With an aging workforce reaching a well-deserved retirement and the urgent need for increased digital capacities, UNIFE and its Members a...
UNIFE applauds EC “Fit for 55” proposal, inclusion of rail puts EU on track to climate neutrality
15 Jul 2021

UNIFE applauds EC “Fit for 55” proposal, inclusion of rail puts EU on track to climate neutrality

Yesterday, the European Commission presented its long-awaited masterplan for a complete overhaul of climate polices in the EU, the ‘’Fit for 55’’ Package. It consists of 15 initiatives aimed t...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE applauds EC “Fit for 55” proposal, inclusion of rail puts EU on track to climate neutrality Yesterday, the European Commission presented its long-awaited masterplan for a complete overhaul of climate polices in the EU, the ‘’Fit for 55’’ Package. It consists of 15 initiatives aimed t...
European Parliament pushes ERTMS deployment and CEF2 regulation forward
07 Jul 2021

European Parliament pushes ERTMS deployment and CEF2 regulation forward

At this week’s European Parliament Plenary, rail saw the adoption of two measures that have major implications for the future of Europe’s sustainable mobility paradigm: a Report on the European Ra...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am European Parliament pushes ERTMS deployment and CEF2 regulation forward At this week’s European Parliament Plenary, rail saw the adoption of two measures that have major implications for the future of Europe’s sustainable mobility paradigm: a Report on the European Ra...
Interoperability and Standards – Driving an Efficient and Attractive Railway System
29 Jun 2021

Interoperability and Standards – Driving an Efficient and Attractive Railway System

Witnessing the quantifiable, mounting effects of climate change, the European Union has set itself to being carbon neutral by 2050 – rail will need to become the backbone of a sustainable mobility p...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Interoperability and Standards – Driving an Efficient and Attractive Railway System Witnessing the quantifiable, mounting effects of climate change, the European Union has set itself to being carbon neutral by 2050 – rail will need to become the backbone of a sustainable mobility p...
UNIFE welcomes 13 new members at 2021 General Assembly
17 Jun 2021

UNIFE welcomes 13 new members at 2021 General Assembly

2021, much like 2020, was defined by the COVID-19 effects. Just as rail was an important tool in responding to the pandemic by transporting essential personnel, life-saving equipment and critical pati...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE welcomes 13 new members at 2021 General Assembly 2021, much like 2020, was defined by the COVID-19 effects. Just as rail was an important tool in responding to the pandemic by transporting essential personnel, life-saving equipment and critical pati...
Levelling the playing field to maintain the global leadership of the European Rail Industry
31 May 2021

Levelling the playing field to maintain the global leadership of the European Rail Industry

Following the disruptions and suspensions of regular economic life caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Rail Supply Industry needs more than ever an international level playing field to best...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Levelling the playing field to maintain the global leadership of the European Rail Industry Following the disruptions and suspensions of regular economic life caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Rail Supply Industry needs more than ever an international level playing field to best...
Sustainable Mobility only possible with rail at its backbone, says UNIFE at 2021 International Transport Forum
28 May 2021

Sustainable Mobility only possible with rail at its backbone, says UNIFE at 2021 International Transport Forum

Following the European Commission’s 2020 EU Green Deal commitments to making Europe the first carbon neutral continent and doubling of all rail traffic by 2050, UNIFE held a digital side session as...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Sustainable Mobility only possible with rail at its backbone, says UNIFE at 2021 International Transport Forum Following the European Commission’s 2020 EU Green Deal commitments to making Europe the first carbon neutral continent and doubling of all rail traffic by 2050, UNIFE held a digital side session as...
The construction, dredging and rail supply industries launch inter-active map on the activity of third country state-owned enter-prises (SOEs) in the European procurement market
25 May 2021

The construction, dredging and rail supply industries launch inter-active map on the activity of third country state-owned enter-prises (SOEs) in the European procurement market

“With the EU Institutions actively working on specific legislation on this matter, the timing for presenting our interactive map could not have been better”, says Thomas Bauer, President of FIEC,...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am The construction, dredging and rail supply industries launch inter-active map on the activity of third country state-owned enter-prises (SOEs) in the European procurement market “With the EU Institutions actively working on specific legislation on this matter, the timing for presenting our interactive map could not have been better”, says Thomas Bauer, President of FIEC,...
Boosting Railway Digitalisation thanks to EU research and innovation
27 Apr 2021

Boosting Railway Digitalisation thanks to EU research and innovation

As it is becoming increasingly evident that digital connectivity is changing the current transport landscape and its continued development is expanding the demand for mobility, UNIFE held a digital ev...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Boosting Railway Digitalisation thanks to EU research and innovation As it is becoming increasingly evident that digital connectivity is changing the current transport landscape and its continued development is expanding the demand for mobility, UNIFE held a digital ev...
Adapting training and attracting talent for the European Rail Supply Industry
24 Mar 2021

Adapting training and attracting talent for the European Rail Supply Industry

Faced with an aging population at a time of rapidly proliferating digitalisation, increasing demand for sustainable mobility options and immediate need for economic recovery following the pandemic, th...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Adapting training and attracting talent for the European Rail Supply Industry Faced with an aging population at a time of rapidly proliferating digitalisation, increasing demand for sustainable mobility options and immediate need for economic recovery following the pandemic, th...
Technological leadership global level playing field and green transition the rail industrial ecosystem perspective
11 Mar 2021

Technological leadership global level playing field and green transition the rail industrial ecosystem perspective

Rail is more than just a form of transport - it is key to Europe's sustainable future and continued industrial competitiveness. Technological leadership and a global level-playing field are key to ena...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Technological leadership global level playing field and green transition the rail industrial ecosystem perspective Rail is more than just a form of transport - it is key to Europe's sustainable future and continued industrial competitiveness. Technological leadership and a global level-playing field are key to ena...
Getting on Track: Rail & Energy Efficient solutions for the EU Green Deal
25 Feb 2021

Getting on Track: Rail & Energy Efficient solutions for the EU Green Deal

On 25 February, UNIFE organised a digital event with high level EU officials and sectoral leaders titled "Getting On Track: Rail & Energy Efficient Solutions for the EU Green Deal", focused on the...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Getting on Track: Rail & Energy Efficient solutions for the EU Green Deal On 25 February, UNIFE organised a digital event with high level EU officials and sectoral leaders titled "Getting On Track: Rail & Energy Efficient Solutions for the EU Green Deal", focused on the...
How to boost Rail Investments with the support of the MFF and the Recovery & Resilience Facility?
28 Jan 2021

How to boost Rail Investments with the support of the MFF and the Recovery & Resilience Facility?

In December 2020, the European Union reached an agreement for an historic Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the 2021-2027 period. Together with the Recovery Package, all EU funding and financi...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am How to boost Rail Investments with the support of the MFF and the Recovery & Resilience Facility? In December 2020, the European Union reached an agreement for an historic Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the 2021-2027 period. Together with the Recovery Package, all EU funding and financi...
ILINT Hydrogen Train Project Receives European Railway Award 2021
25 Jan 2021

ILINT Hydrogen Train Project Receives European Railway Award 2021

The 2021 European Railway Award was presented today to the iLINT project – the first commercial operation of fuel-cell-powered passenger trains – for providing a viable emission-free alternative t...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ILINT Hydrogen Train Project Receives European Railway Award 2021 The 2021 European Railway Award was presented today to the iLINT project – the first commercial operation of fuel-cell-powered passenger trains – for providing a viable emission-free alternative t...
UNIFE Leads Rail Industry Into the Year of Rail
04 Jan 2021

UNIFE Leads Rail Industry Into the Year of Rail

The Year of Rail is here! After the European institutions elected to designate 2021 a celebration of our sector’s contribution to the society we enjoy today and its potential utility in its just tr...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE Leads Rail Industry Into the Year of Rail The Year of Rail is here! After the European institutions elected to designate 2021 a celebration of our sector’s contribution to the society we enjoy today and its potential utility in its just tr...
New EU Strategy for Sustainable and Smart Mobility Gives Pivotal Role to Rail
09 Dec 2020

New EU Strategy for Sustainable and Smart Mobility Gives Pivotal Role to Rail

On 9 December, the European Commission published the EU Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, which will transform the EU transport sector to fully support the objectives of the EU ‘’Green Deal...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am New EU Strategy for Sustainable and Smart Mobility Gives Pivotal Role to Rail On 9 December, the European Commission published the EU Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, which will transform the EU transport sector to fully support the objectives of the EU ‘’Green Deal...
ERRAC releases Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda, defining new rail sector priorities
07 Dec 2020

ERRAC releases Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda, defining new rail sector priorities

2020 has been a year of crisis. Europe, and the world, have endured two waves of a pandemic and rolling examples of the intensifying ramifications of climate change. When plotting solutions to both ch...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ERRAC releases Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda, defining new rail sector priorities 2020 has been a year of crisis. Europe, and the world, have endured two waves of a pandemic and rolling examples of the intensifying ramifications of climate change. When plotting solutions to both ch...
STAFFER, rail sector’s blueprint for skills officially launched
02 Dec 2020

STAFFER, rail sector’s blueprint for skills officially launched

Rail is a major driver in the strategic European objective of smart, green and sustainable growth. Responsible for less than 2% of final transport energy use, rail will to serve as the backbone of tom...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am STAFFER, rail sector’s blueprint for skills officially launched Rail is a major driver in the strategic European objective of smart, green and sustainable growth. Responsible for less than 2% of final transport energy use, rail will to serve as the backbone of tom...
5Grail, the FRMCS Demonstrator, Officially Launched
05 Nov 2020

5Grail, the FRMCS Demonstrator, Officially Launched

Achieving the European Union Green Deal objectives requires the development of efficient European railway transport for both passengers and freight. This will be reliant on the successful digitalisati...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am 5Grail, the FRMCS Demonstrator, Officially Launched Achieving the European Union Green Deal objectives requires the development of efficient European railway transport for both passengers and freight. This will be reliant on the successful digitalisati...
UNIFE Presiding Board calls on European policy-makers for clear arbitrations to secure a green future
22 Oct 2020

UNIFE Presiding Board calls on European policy-makers for clear arbitrations to secure a green future

We, Members of the Presiding Board of the European Rail Supply Industry Association (UNIFE), want to share our concerns regarding a series of recent alarming developments which have been met with disb...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE Presiding Board calls on European policy-makers for clear arbitrations to secure a green future We, Members of the Presiding Board of the European Rail Supply Industry Association (UNIFE), want to share our concerns regarding a series of recent alarming developments which have been met with disb...
Global Rail Market Grows Despite COVID-19 (World Rail Market Study: Forecast 2020 to 2025)
01 Oct 2020

Global Rail Market Grows Despite COVID-19 (World Rail Market Study: Forecast 2020 to 2025)

Global rail market grows despite COVID-19 •  World market for rail technology reaches a new record high of EUR 177 billion in 2019 •  COVID-19 pandemic leads to losses in 2020 (-8%) but st...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Global Rail Market Grows Despite COVID-19 (World Rail Market Study: Forecast 2020 to 2025) Global rail market grows despite COVID-19 •  World market for rail technology reaches a new record high of EUR 177 billion in 2019 •  COVID-19 pandemic leads to losses in 2020 (-8%) but st...
European GEN Z Want to “Hop on” Rail and Rail Careers for the Planet, Shows New Survey
01 Oct 2020

European GEN Z Want to “Hop on” Rail and Rail Careers for the Planet, Shows New Survey

Rail is one of the greenest forms of transport today, and it’s getting even more sustainable with the innovative solutions emerging from Europe’s rail supply industry. Do Gen Z – aged 16 to 25 ...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am European GEN Z Want to “Hop on” Rail and Rail Careers for the Planet, Shows New Survey Rail is one of the greenest forms of transport today, and it’s getting even more sustainable with the innovative solutions emerging from Europe’s rail supply industry. Do Gen Z – aged 16 to 25 ...
Rail Sector Joins Forecast to Contribute to Sustainable and Smart Mobility in Europe
29 Jun 2020

Rail Sector Joins Forecast to Contribute to Sustainable and Smart Mobility in Europe

Transport accounts for a quarter of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions, which are projected to grow further upon a post-pandemic return to business-as-usual. To achieve the EU Green Deal’s climate-...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Rail Sector Joins Forecast to Contribute to Sustainable and Smart Mobility in Europe Transport accounts for a quarter of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions, which are projected to grow further upon a post-pandemic return to business-as-usual. To achieve the EU Green Deal’s climate-...
Henri Poupart-Lafarge to Succeed Sabrina Soussan as UNIFE Chair
25 Jun 2020

Henri Poupart-Lafarge to Succeed Sabrina Soussan as UNIFE Chair

The UNIFE General Assembly, held remotely due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, has elected Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom, to serv...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Henri Poupart-Lafarge to Succeed Sabrina Soussan as UNIFE Chair The UNIFE General Assembly, held remotely due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, has elected Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom, to serv...
Declaration of the European Rail Supply Industry on the Occasion of the 2020 UNIFE General Assembly
25 Jun 2020

Declaration of the European Rail Supply Industry on the Occasion of the 2020 UNIFE General Assembly

We, Members of the Presiding Board of the European Rail Supply Industry Association, want to raise the awareness of EU and national decision-makers on the crucial importance of our industry for both a...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Declaration of the European Rail Supply Industry on the Occasion of the 2020 UNIFE General Assembly We, Members of the Presiding Board of the European Rail Supply Industry Association, want to raise the awareness of EU and national decision-makers on the crucial importance of our industry for both a...
COVID-19 | Transport Keeps us Going
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 sect...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am 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 sect...
COVID-19 Update
18 Mar 2020

COVID-19 Update

Dear UNIFE Members and Partners, In order to contribute to the collective effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to ensure maximum safety, UNIFE has taken the following measures based...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am COVID-19 Update Dear UNIFE Members and Partners, In order to contribute to the collective effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to ensure maximum safety, UNIFE has taken the following measures based...
UNIFE congratulates the European Commission on climate law, Year of Rail, and commits to EU Green Deal
04 Mar 2020

UNIFE congratulates the European Commission on climate law, Year of Rail, and commits to EU Green Deal

Today, 4 March, the European Commission has taken critical steps in pursuit of the European Green Deal, headed by Executive Vice-President for Climate Action Policy Frans Timmermans. In Brussels, it h...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE congratulates the European Commission on climate law, Year of Rail, and commits to EU Green Deal Today, 4 March, the European Commission has taken critical steps in pursuit of the European Green Deal, headed by Executive Vice-President for Climate Action Policy Frans Timmermans. In Brussels, it h...
Together we will Make Rail the Driver of Europe’s Green Future
25 Feb 2020

Together we will Make Rail the Driver of Europe’s Green Future

At the 2020 European Railway Award, held in Brussels on 18 February, UNIFE and CER jointly released a video in support of the EU Green Deal. It demonstrated rail's economic, social and environmental c...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Together we will Make Rail the Driver of Europe’s Green Future At the 2020 European Railway Award, held in Brussels on 18 February, UNIFE and CER jointly released a video in support of the EU Green Deal. It demonstrated rail's economic, social and environmental c...
Geert Pauwels Receives European Railway Award 2020
19 Feb 2020

Geert Pauwels Receives European Railway Award 2020

The 2020 European Railway Award was presented tonight to Geert Pauwels, for successfully developing a strategy making rail freight a profitable business, thereby boosting the attractiveness of rail fr...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Geert Pauwels Receives European Railway Award 2020 The 2020 European Railway Award was presented tonight to Geert Pauwels, for successfully developing a strategy making rail freight a profitable business, thereby boosting the attractiveness of rail fr...
EU Green Deal: The European Rail Supply Industry is ready!
11 Dec 2019

EU Green Deal: The European Rail Supply Industry is ready!

Today, 11 December 2019, at an extraordinary European Parliament plenary session, European Commission’s President Ursula von der Leyen delivered an historical speech presenting her mandate’s hallm...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EU Green Deal: The European Rail Supply Industry is ready! Today, 11 December 2019, at an extraordinary European Parliament plenary session, European Commission’s President Ursula von der Leyen delivered an historical speech presenting her mandate’s hallm...
UNIFE promoted rail quality at Expo Ferroviaria 2019
08 Nov 2019

UNIFE promoted rail quality at Expo Ferroviaria 2019

How can Europe continue to provide the world with the best rail supply possible? UNIFE headed to Milan to share with EXPO Ferroviaria attendees how the International Rail Quality Board (IRQB) and IRIS...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE promoted rail quality at Expo Ferroviaria 2019 How can Europe continue to provide the world with the best rail supply possible? UNIFE headed to Milan to share with EXPO Ferroviaria attendees how the International Rail Quality Board (IRQB) and IRIS...
EU manufacturers call for urgent reforms to achieve reciprocity and a level playing field in public procurement
30 Sep 2019

EU manufacturers call for urgent reforms to achieve reciprocity and a level playing field in public procurement

Brussels, 30 September 2019 – Amidst discussions on the International Procurement Instrument (IPI) relaunched in Council and the hearings of Commissioners-designate taking place this week, AEGIS Eur...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EU manufacturers call for urgent reforms to achieve reciprocity and a level playing field in public procurement Brussels, 30 September 2019 – Amidst discussions on the International Procurement Instrument (IPI) relaunched in Council and the hearings of Commissioners-designate taking place this week, AEGIS Eur...
Horizon Europe Programme at its crossroads! UNIFE joins a call on the European Institutions to support an ambitious budget for Horizon Europe
17 Sep 2019

Horizon Europe Programme at its crossroads! UNIFE joins a call on the European Institutions to support an ambitious budget for Horizon Europe

UNIFE is proud to be amongst the 93 European associations representing key European research & innovation stakeholders to call for an ambitious Horizon Europe Programme. The joint statement urges...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Horizon Europe Programme at its crossroads! UNIFE joins a call on the European Institutions to support an ambitious budget for Horizon Europe UNIFE is proud to be amongst the 93 European associations representing key European research & innovation stakeholders to call for an ambitious Horizon Europe Programme. The joint statement urges...
UNIFE urges the European institutions to ensure a level playing field between the European and the Chinese rail supply industry
02 Sep 2019

UNIFE urges the European institutions to ensure a level playing field between the European and the Chinese rail supply industry

The press has recently been reporting about the purchase of the locomotives business of a German manufacturer by the Chinese State-owned train-builder CRRC, thereby confirming China’s strategy to en...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE urges the European institutions to ensure a level playing field between the European and the Chinese rail supply industry The press has recently been reporting about the purchase of the locomotives business of a German manufacturer by the Chinese State-owned train-builder CRRC, thereby confirming China’s strategy to en...
UNIFE General Assembly – UNIFE presiding board adopts the Dublin declaration on the crucial role of the European rail supply industry
14 Jun 2019

UNIFE General Assembly – UNIFE presiding board adopts the Dublin declaration on the crucial role of the European rail supply industry

More than 200 leaders of the European rail industry gathered in Dublin for the 28th UNIFE General Assembly. This year's edition was the opportunity for EU rail suppliers and decision-makers to address...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE General Assembly – UNIFE presiding board adopts the Dublin declaration on the crucial role of the European rail supply industry More than 200 leaders of the European rail industry gathered in Dublin for the 28th UNIFE General Assembly. This year's edition was the opportunity for EU rail suppliers and decision-makers to address...
Laying tracks to continue the connecting Europe facility (CEF)
05 Apr 2019

Laying tracks to continue the connecting Europe facility (CEF)

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), along with the Structural Funds, has been the most important EU investment programme for transport projects, and rail has been biggest beneficiary of CEF funding...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Laying tracks to continue the connecting Europe facility (CEF) The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), along with the Structural Funds, has been the most important EU investment programme for transport projects, and rail has been biggest beneficiary of CEF funding...
UNIFE highlights key industry issues at SIFER 2019
05 Apr 2019

UNIFE highlights key industry issues at SIFER 2019

From 26 to 28 March, UNIFE participated in the 11th International Exhibition of Railway Technology SIFER 2019, in Lille, giving us the opportunity to meet several members, potential new members and ot...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE highlights key industry issues at SIFER 2019 From 26 to 28 March, UNIFE participated in the 11th International Exhibition of Railway Technology SIFER 2019, in Lille, giving us the opportunity to meet several members, potential new members and ot...
Catherine Trautmann receives the European Railway Award 2019
21 Feb 2019

Catherine Trautmann receives the European Railway Award 2019

The 2019 European Railway Award was presented tonight to Catherine Trautmann, for her long-standing support of rail transport – including light rail in urban areas, high speed passenger lines and ex...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Catherine Trautmann receives the European Railway Award 2019 The 2019 European Railway Award was presented tonight to Catherine Trautmann, for her long-standing support of rail transport – including light rail in urban areas, high speed passenger lines and ex...
The crucial role of rail in the decarbonisation plans of the EU
28 Nov 2018

The crucial role of rail in the decarbonisation plans of the EU

The European Commission published yesterday its Communication ‘’A clean planet for all – A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am The crucial role of rail in the decarbonisation plans of the EU The European Commission published yesterday its Communication ‘’A clean planet for all – A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy...
Global Rail Supply Industry remains on a growth track
18 Sep 2018

Global Rail Supply Industry remains on a growth track

The rail supply industry hit a new record last year, exceeding a total market volume of EUR 163 billion. In total the sector grew 1.2% per year between 2015 and 2017, with the services, infrastructure...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Global Rail Supply Industry remains on a growth track The rail supply industry hit a new record last year, exceeding a total market volume of EUR 163 billion. In total the sector grew 1.2% per year between 2015 and 2017, with the services, infrastructure...
A governance structure for the next European Industrial Policy
04 Jul 2018

A governance structure for the next European Industrial Policy

In its latest Joint Paper the Industry4Europe coalition is calling for a long-term vision for the European industry that demands a long-term governance structure, which goes beyond the 6-month EU Pres...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am A governance structure for the next European Industrial Policy In its latest Joint Paper the Industry4Europe coalition is calling for a long-term vision for the European industry that demands a long-term governance structure, which goes beyond the 6-month EU Pres...
Time for the rail industry the European Institutions and member states to maintain Europe’s leading role in the world rail market
21 Jun 2018

Time for the rail industry the European Institutions and member states to maintain Europe’s leading role in the world rail market

More than 220 leaders of the European rail industry gathered in Warsaw for the 27th UNIFE General Assembly. This year's edition was the opportunity for EU rail suppliers and decision-makers to addres...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Time for the rail industry the European Institutions and member states to maintain Europe’s leading role in the world rail market More than 220 leaders of the European rail industry gathered in Warsaw for the 27th UNIFE General Assembly. This year's edition was the opportunity for EU rail suppliers and decision-makers to addres...
EU support for developing rail transport in Croatia – current opportunities and future perspectives
16 Jun 2018

EU support for developing rail transport in Croatia – current opportunities and future perspectives

2018 is a decisive year during which the European Institutions and Member States will negotiate the long-term EU budget for the 2021-2027 period. The so-called Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF)wil...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EU support for developing rail transport in Croatia – current opportunities and future perspectives 2018 is a decisive year during which the European Institutions and Member States will negotiate the long-term EU budget for the 2021-2027 period. The so-called Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF)wil...
ERRAC – Election of a new chairman from UNIFE
01 Jun 2018

ERRAC – Election of a new chairman from UNIFE

On 16 May, ERRAC (the European Rail Research Advisory Council) met with the rail European Technology Platform (ETP) in a plenary session in Brussels. Keynote speeches from DG MOVE and DG Research were...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ERRAC – Election of a new chairman from UNIFE On 16 May, ERRAC (the European Rail Research Advisory Council) met with the rail European Technology Platform (ETP) in a plenary session in Brussels. Keynote speeches from DG MOVE and DG Research were...
UNIFE participated in TRA 2018 in Vienna
03 May 2018

UNIFE participated in TRA 2018 in Vienna

The 7th European Transport Research Conference (TRA) took place in Vienna from 16 to 19 April 2018. Under the heading of “A digital Era for Transport: solutions for society, economy and environment...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE participated in TRA 2018 in Vienna The 7th European Transport Research Conference (TRA) took place in Vienna from 16 to 19 April 2018. Under the heading of “A digital Era for Transport: solutions for society, economy and environment...
Successful joint event organised by UNIFE and Bulgarian Presidency of EU in Sofia
16 Apr 2018

Successful joint event organised by UNIFE and Bulgarian Presidency of EU in Sofia

On 13 April, UNIFE and the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union jointly organised in Sofia a High-level Presidency seminar on “EU support for the development of rail transport i...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Successful joint event organised by UNIFE and Bulgarian Presidency of EU in Sofia On 13 April, UNIFE and the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union jointly organised in Sofia a High-level Presidency seminar on “EU support for the development of rail transport i...
UNIFE recognised as a partner organisation for EU Gateway | Business Avenues
21 Mar 2018

UNIFE recognised as a partner organisation for EU Gateway | Business Avenues

UNIFE has been recognised by the European Commission as a Partner Organisation for EU Gateway | Business Avenues. This flagship initiative run by the EU builds on over 25 years of successful exper...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE recognised as a partner organisation for EU Gateway | Business Avenues UNIFE has been recognised by the European Commission as a Partner Organisation for EU Gateway | Business Avenues. This flagship initiative run by the EU builds on over 25 years of successful exper...
UNIFE will be present at the TRA2018 in Vienna
20 Mar 2018

UNIFE will be present at the TRA2018 in Vienna

The Transport Research Arena 2018 (TRA 2018) will take place in Vienna, Austria between 16 and 19 April 2018. Under the heading of “A digital Era for Transport: solutions for society, economy and en...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE will be present at the TRA2018 in Vienna The Transport Research Arena 2018 (TRA 2018) will take place in Vienna, Austria between 16 and 19 April 2018. Under the heading of “A digital Era for Transport: solutions for society, economy and en...
Boosting Europe’s future competitivenessas key priority for FP
21 Feb 2018

Boosting Europe’s future competitivenessas key priority for FP

2nd Joint Declaration by Industry and RTOs UNIFE together with 25 other signatories representing key industrial and research stakeholders, call on the European Commission, European Parliament and t...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Boosting Europe’s future competitivenessas key priority for FP 2nd Joint Declaration by Industry and RTOs UNIFE together with 25 other signatories representing key industrial and research stakeholders, call on the European Commission, European Parliament and t...
The Gotthard Base Tunnel Project wins the 2018 European Railway Award
20 Feb 2018

The Gotthard Base Tunnel Project wins the 2018 European Railway Award

The 2018 European Railway Award was presented tonight to the Gotthard Base Tunnel Project, for delivering the world’s longest railway tunnel, shifting freight to rail. Peter Jedelhauser, former Head...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am The Gotthard Base Tunnel Project wins the 2018 European Railway Award The 2018 European Railway Award was presented tonight to the Gotthard Base Tunnel Project, for delivering the world’s longest railway tunnel, shifting freight to rail. Peter Jedelhauser, former Head...
GCC-SG, UNIFE, ERA and UIC sign Memorandums of understanding to deepen cooperation on rail development
01 Dec 2017

GCC-SG, UNIFE, ERA and UIC sign Memorandums of understanding to deepen cooperation on rail development

The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf – the Secretariat General (GCC-SG); the Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE), the European Union Agency for Railway (ERA), and th...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am GCC-SG, UNIFE, ERA and UIC sign Memorandums of understanding to deepen cooperation on rail development The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf – the Secretariat General (GCC-SG); the Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE), the European Union Agency for Railway (ERA), and th...
UNIFE speaks at competitiveness council of ministers
30 Nov 2017

UNIFE speaks at competitiveness council of ministers

At the invitation of the Estonian Presidency, UNIFE Director General Philippe Citroën participated in the Competitiveness Council of Ministers on 30 November and delivered the main messages of the In...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE speaks at competitiveness council of ministers At the invitation of the Estonian Presidency, UNIFE Director General Philippe Citroën participated in the Competitiveness Council of Ministers on 30 November and delivered the main messages of the In...
UNIFE and Metro Madrid signed a MOU on IRIS
20 Nov 2017

UNIFE and Metro Madrid signed a MOU on IRIS

UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, gathered additional support from Spanish railway operators for the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) with the first signature of a MoU with...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE and Metro Madrid signed a MOU on IRIS UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, gathered additional support from Spanish railway operators for the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) with the first signature of a MoU with...
UNIFE at the digital transport days in Tallinn
10 Nov 2017

UNIFE at the digital transport days in Tallinn

The European Commission, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) and the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union organised the Digital Transport Days in Tallinn on 8-...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE at the digital transport days in Tallinn The European Commission, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) and the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union organised the Digital Transport Days in Tallinn on 8-...
For an ambitious EU Industrial Strategy: going further
23 Oct 2017

For an ambitious EU Industrial Strategy: going further

Today at the Council Industry Working Party, UNIFE Director General Philippe Citroën, accompanied by six other European industrial federations1, was invited by the Estonian Presidency to present to a...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am For an ambitious EU Industrial Strategy: going further Today at the Council Industry Working Party, UNIFE Director General Philippe Citroën, accompanied by six other European industrial federations1, was invited by the Estonian Presidency to present to a...
Positive risc vote for the implementing regulation on vehicle authorisation
16 Oct 2017

Positive risc vote for the implementing regulation on vehicle authorisation

UNIFE has received news that the Implementing Regulation on practical arrangements for the railway vehicle authorisation and railway vehicle type authorisation process pursuant to Directive (EU) 2016/...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Positive risc vote for the implementing regulation on vehicle authorisation UNIFE has received news that the Implementing Regulation on practical arrangements for the railway vehicle authorisation and railway vehicle type authorisation process pursuant to Directive (EU) 2016/...
Long term investment and reindustrialisation Intergroup event on Urban rail financing
13 Oct 2017

Long term investment and reindustrialisation Intergroup event on Urban rail financing

On 12 October, UNIFE coorganised a joint European Parliament’s LongTerm Investment and Reindustrialisation Intergroup and Urban Intergroup lunch debate on “Financing Sustainable Cities: Ensuring l...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Long term investment and reindustrialisation Intergroup event on Urban rail financing On 12 October, UNIFE coorganised a joint European Parliament’s LongTerm Investment and Reindustrialisation Intergroup and Urban Intergroup lunch debate on “Financing Sustainable Cities: Ensuring l...
Commissioner Bbulc expresses her support for ERTMS European Deployment Plan
28 Sep 2017

Commissioner Bbulc expresses her support for ERTMS European Deployment Plan

The Commissioner of Transport, Violeta Bulc expressed her support to Philippe Citroën for the ERTMS European Deployment Plan during the Connecting Europe Conference organised by the Estonian Presiden...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Commissioner Bbulc expresses her support for ERTMS European Deployment Plan The Commissioner of Transport, Violeta Bulc expressed her support to Philippe Citroën for the ERTMS European Deployment Plan during the Connecting Europe Conference organised by the Estonian Presiden...
UNIFE at the connecting Europe conference in Tallinn
25 Sep 2017

UNIFE at the connecting Europe conference in Tallinn

On 21-22 September, UNIFE attended the Connecting Europe Conference in Tallinn. Organised by the European Commission and the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the event took place at a cru...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE at the connecting Europe conference in Tallinn On 21-22 September, UNIFE attended the Connecting Europe Conference in Tallinn. Organised by the European Commission and the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the event took place at a cru...
UNIFE’S successful mobilisation for a strong European industrial strategy
14 Sep 2017

UNIFE’S successful mobilisation for a strong European industrial strategy

On 13 September, the European Commission published an important Communication entitled “Investing in a smart, innovative and sustainable Industry: A renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy”. This...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE’S successful mobilisation for a strong European industrial strategy On 13 September, the European Commission published an important Communication entitled “Investing in a smart, innovative and sustainable Industry: A renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy”. This...
UNIFE calls political agreement on EU-Japan FTA a step in the right direction but stresses the importance of monitoring rail deal
06 Jul 2017

UNIFE calls political agreement on EU-Japan FTA a step in the right direction but stresses the importance of monitoring rail deal

Following today’s political agreement between the European Commission and the Japanese government, UNIFE calls on both parties to monitor the enforcement of commitments in order to ensure a true lev...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE calls political agreement on EU-Japan FTA a step in the right direction but stresses the importance of monitoring rail deal Following today’s political agreement between the European Commission and the Japanese government, UNIFE calls on both parties to monitor the enforcement of commitments in order to ensure a true lev...
Leaders of the European Rail Industry gather at UNIFE General Assembly and discuss key issues around industry competitiveness
23 Jun 2017

Leaders of the European Rail Industry gather at UNIFE General Assembly and discuss key issues around industry competitiveness

Over 200 European rail industry leaders gathered in Barcelona for the 2017 European Rail Industry (UNIFE) General Assembly. One year after the adoption of the European Resolution drafted by MEP Martin...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Leaders of the European Rail Industry gather at UNIFE General Assembly and discuss key issues around industry competitiveness Over 200 European rail industry leaders gathered in Barcelona for the 2017 European Rail Industry (UNIFE) General Assembly. One year after the adoption of the European Resolution drafted by MEP Martin...
New ERTMS Deployment Action Plan
21 Jun 2017

New ERTMS Deployment Action Plan

At the Single European Rail Area (SERA) Convention in Brussels on 20 June, Commissioner Bulc presented a draft of the ERTMS Deployment Action Plan, which is based on the following objectives: • D...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am New ERTMS Deployment Action Plan At the Single European Rail Area (SERA) Convention in Brussels on 20 June, Commissioner Bulc presented a draft of the ERTMS Deployment Action Plan, which is based on the following objectives: • D...
Autonomous vehicles: A challenge and an opportunity for the Rail Sector
20 Jun 2017

Autonomous vehicles: A challenge and an opportunity for the Rail Sector

Autonomous driving is expected to transform mobility in the coming decades. While the impact on road transport seems quite straightforward, consequences for the rail sector are less obvious. On the on...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Autonomous vehicles: A challenge and an opportunity for the Rail Sector Autonomous driving is expected to transform mobility in the coming decades. While the impact on road transport seems quite straightforward, consequences for the rail sector are less obvious. On the on...
An-ambitious FP9 strengthening Europe’s Industrial Leadership – Joint Declaration by industry and RTOS
07 Jun 2017

An-ambitious FP9 strengthening Europe’s Industrial Leadership – Joint Declaration by industry and RTOS

We, the undersigned associations representing European key industrial research and innovation stakeholders, call on the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Uni...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am An-ambitious FP9 strengthening Europe’s Industrial Leadership – Joint Declaration by industry and RTOS We, the undersigned associations representing European key industrial research and innovation stakeholders, call on the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Uni...
EC Mobility Package – Europe on the move
01 Jun 2017

EC Mobility Package – Europe on the move

On 31 May the European Commission published the mobility package called ‘Europe on the move’, though it might has well have been  called ‘the road package’ as the part on rail is almost non-e...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EC Mobility Package – Europe on the move On 31 May the European Commission published the mobility package called ‘Europe on the move’, though it might has well have been  called ‘the road package’ as the part on rail is almost non-e...
Publication of  ISO/TS 22163
24 May 2017

Publication of ISO/TS 22163

The specific rail requirements for business management systems were officially published under ISO/TS 22163 last week. Consequently, on June 1st, UNIFE will publish the IRIS Certification™ rules:2...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Publication of ISO/TS 22163 The specific rail requirements for business management systems were officially published under ISO/TS 22163 last week. Consequently, on June 1st, UNIFE will publish the IRIS Certification™ rules:2...
Big focus on big data and digitalisation at Scandinavian Rail Developmen Conference
23 May 2017

Big focus on big data and digitalisation at Scandinavian Rail Developmen Conference

On 22-23 May, UNIFE participated in the Scandinavian Rail Development Conference in Stockholm organised by European Railway Review. Gathering railway undertakings, infrastructure managers, suppliers,...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Big focus on big data and digitalisation at Scandinavian Rail Developmen Conference On 22-23 May, UNIFE participated in the Scandinavian Rail Development Conference in Stockholm organised by European Railway Review. Gathering railway undertakings, infrastructure managers, suppliers,...
Rail Forum Europe Event on the future of SHIFT2RAIL
03 May 2017

Rail Forum Europe Event on the future of SHIFT2RAIL

Continuity and adaptation to ongoing challenges are needed in order to make the Shift2Rail Programme a success story and pave the way for its successor Shift2Rail 2.0 under the next European Commissio...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Rail Forum Europe Event on the future of SHIFT2RAIL Continuity and adaptation to ongoing challenges are needed in order to make the Shift2Rail Programme a success story and pave the way for its successor Shift2Rail 2.0 under the next European Commissio...
Developing and funding urban rail transport: Best Practices
28 Apr 2017

Developing and funding urban rail transport: Best Practices

The Maltese Presidency of the EU organised an important event in Malta on 27 and 28 April 2017 on “Developing urban rail transport: environmental performances and financing solutions”. Organised w...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Developing and funding urban rail transport: Best Practices The Maltese Presidency of the EU organised an important event in Malta on 27 and 28 April 2017 on “Developing urban rail transport: environmental performances and financing solutions”. Organised w...
Choose the best and most innovative products for rail Baltica
25 Apr 2017

Choose the best and most innovative products for rail Baltica

On 24 and 25 April, UNIFE’s Philippe Citroën participated in Rail Baltica Global Forum in Riga organized by “RB Rail AS”, a joint venture by the three Baltic States. The Forum brought together...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Choose the best and most innovative products for rail Baltica On 24 and 25 April, UNIFE’s Philippe Citroën participated in Rail Baltica Global Forum in Riga organized by “RB Rail AS”, a joint venture by the three Baltic States. The Forum brought together...
EU Conference on noise in Europe
24 Apr 2017

EU Conference on noise in Europe

On 24 April, the European Commission organized a conference on the effects of noise and possible policy options to address them, in particular with regards to the transport sector. The conference w...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EU Conference on noise in Europe On 24 April, the European Commission organized a conference on the effects of noise and possible policy options to address them, in particular with regards to the transport sector. The conference w...
Major transport and energy groups sound alarm on E-Mobility: Europe must accelerate infrastructure plans
28 Mar 2017

Major transport and energy groups sound alarm on E-Mobility: Europe must accelerate infrastructure plans

Europe’s key industry players and NGOs push Member States to show more urgency and publish their plans for crucial e-mobility infrastructure The EU needs to accelerate its electro-mobility (e-mob...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Major transport and energy groups sound alarm on E-Mobility: Europe must accelerate infrastructure plans Europe’s key industry players and NGOs push Member States to show more urgency and publish their plans for crucial e-mobility infrastructure The EU needs to accelerate its electro-mobility (e-mob...
Sixth EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue ON Railways: the European Rail Supply Industry Calls for major tangible outcomes
27 Feb 2017

Sixth EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue ON Railways: the European Rail Supply Industry Calls for major tangible outcomes

As the sixth meeting of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways comes to an end, UNIFE calls for major and tangible outcomes that go far beyond the ‘one-year package’ on railways, which broug...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am Sixth EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue ON Railways: the European Rail Supply Industry Calls for major tangible outcomes As the sixth meeting of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways comes to an end, UNIFE calls for major and tangible outcomes that go far beyond the ‘one-year package’ on railways, which broug...
UNIFE JOINS 125 INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS FOR AN AMBITIOUS EU INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY
16 Feb 2017

UNIFE JOINS 125 INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS FOR AN AMBITIOUS EU INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY

Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy Europe is the cradle of the manufacturing industry and has been at the forefront of industrial revolutions and technological innovations. ...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE JOINS 125 INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS FOR AN AMBITIOUS EU INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy Europe is the cradle of the manufacturing industry and has been at the forefront of industrial revolutions and technological innovations. ...
18TH EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL WHEELSET CONGRESS (IWC)
14 Nov 2016

18TH EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL WHEELSET CONGRESS (IWC)

The 18th edition of the International Wheelset Congress (IWC), which was co-organised by UNIFE and ERWA along with the Southwest Jiaotong University and China Academy for Railway Sciences, took place...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am 18TH EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL WHEELSET CONGRESS (IWC) The 18th edition of the International Wheelset Congress (IWC), which was co-organised by UNIFE and ERWA along with the Southwest Jiaotong University and China Academy for Railway Sciences, took place...
UNIFE SIGNS MOU WITH THE BRAZILIAN ASSOCIATION OF THE RAILROAD SUPPLIERS (ABIFER)
20 Sep 2016

UNIFE SIGNS MOU WITH THE BRAZILIAN ASSOCIATION OF THE RAILROAD SUPPLIERS (ABIFER)

UNIFE is very pleased to announce the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with ABIFER – the Brazilian Association of the Railroad Suppliers, at InnoTrans. In all segments, Brazil represents a...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE SIGNS MOU WITH THE BRAZILIAN ASSOCIATION OF THE RAILROAD SUPPLIERS (ABIFER) UNIFE is very pleased to announce the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with ABIFER – the Brazilian Association of the Railroad Suppliers, at InnoTrans. In all segments, Brazil represents a...
EUROPEAN COMMISSION, EUROPEAN UNION AGENCY FOR RAILWAYS AND RAIL SECTOR ORGANISATIONS COMMIT TO THE FOURTH ERTMS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
20 Sep 2016

EUROPEAN COMMISSION, EUROPEAN UNION AGENCY FOR RAILWAYS AND RAIL SECTOR ORGANISATIONS COMMIT TO THE FOURTH ERTMS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

The European Commission, the European Union Agency for Railways and the representatives of the European Railway sector signed today, at the occasion of the 2016 InnoTrans Trade Fair, the new Memorandu...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EUROPEAN COMMISSION, EUROPEAN UNION AGENCY FOR RAILWAYS AND RAIL SECTOR ORGANISATIONS COMMIT TO THE FOURTH ERTMS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING The European Commission, the European Union Agency for Railways and the representatives of the European Railway sector signed today, at the occasion of the 2016 InnoTrans Trade Fair, the new Memorandu...
WORLD RAIL SUPPLY MARKET RECORDS UNPRECEDENTED VOLUMES WHILE GLOBAL MARKET ACCESSIBILITY DECLINES
20 Sep 2016

WORLD RAIL SUPPLY MARKET RECORDS UNPRECEDENTED VOLUMES WHILE GLOBAL MARKET ACCESSIBILITY DECLINES

The world rail supply market volume hit a record level of nearly 160 billion euros in 2015 – and the growth is set to continue in spite of certain regional differences. In the years to come the mark...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am WORLD RAIL SUPPLY MARKET RECORDS UNPRECEDENTED VOLUMES WHILE GLOBAL MARKET ACCESSIBILITY DECLINES The world rail supply market volume hit a record level of nearly 160 billion euros in 2015 – and the growth is set to continue in spite of certain regional differences. In the years to come the mark...
FIRST MOU ON IRIS SIGNED WITH PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATOR FMB
27 Jul 2016

FIRST MOU ON IRIS SIGNED WITH PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATOR FMB

UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, gathered new support of railway operators for the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) with the first signature of a MoU on IRIS with a public...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am FIRST MOU ON IRIS SIGNED WITH PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATOR FMB UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, gathered new support of railway operators for the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) with the first signature of a MoU on IRIS with a public...
NGTC PROJECT WORKSHOP HELD IN PRAGUE
11 Jul 2016

NGTC PROJECT WORKSHOP HELD IN PRAGUE

On 7 July, the Next Generation Train Control (NGTC) project, coordinated by UNIFE and supported by GNSS experts from the GSA and the European Space Agency (ESA), held an end user-oriented worksho...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am NGTC PROJECT WORKSHOP HELD IN PRAGUE On 7 July, the Next Generation Train Control (NGTC) project, coordinated by UNIFE and supported by GNSS experts from the GSA and the European Space Agency (ESA), held an end user-oriented worksho...
2016 UNIFE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HELD IN AMSTERDAM
23 Jun 2016

2016 UNIFE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HELD IN AMSTERDAM

Over 180 leaders of the European rail supply industry gathered today in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on the occasion of the 2016 European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) General Assembly. The Nethe...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am 2016 UNIFE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HELD IN AMSTERDAM Over 180 leaders of the European rail supply industry gathered today in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on the occasion of the 2016 European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) General Assembly. The Nethe...
RAILWAY SECTOR DECLARATION ON BOOSTING INTERNATIONAL RAIL FREIGHT
21 Jun 2016

RAILWAY SECTOR DECLARATION ON BOOSTING INTERNATIONAL RAIL FREIGHT

Today the rail sector and its customers, represented by CER, CLECAT, EIM, ERFA, ERTMS Users Group, ESC, UIP, UIRR, and UNIFE, and supported by the Rail Freight Corridors, presented a declaration at th...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am RAILWAY SECTOR DECLARATION ON BOOSTING INTERNATIONAL RAIL FREIGHT Today the rail sector and its customers, represented by CER, CLECAT, EIM, ERFA, ERTMS Users Group, ESC, UIP, UIRR, and UNIFE, and supported by the Rail Freight Corridors, presented a declaration at th...
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO BOLSTER EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY
09 Jun 2016

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO BOLSTER EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY

STRASBOURG - This afternoon, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted overwhelmingly to adopt the Resolution on the Competitiveness of the European Rail Supply Industry. This Resolution, prepar...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO BOLSTER EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY STRASBOURG - This afternoon, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted overwhelmingly to adopt the Resolution on the Competitiveness of the European Rail Supply Industry. This Resolution, prepar...
FIFTH EU-JAPAN INDUSTRIAL DIALOGUE ON RAILWAYS: GREAT INTEREST ON BOTH SIDES, BUT CONCRETE RESULTS NEEDED
08 Jun 2016

FIFTH EU-JAPAN INDUSTRIAL DIALOGUE ON RAILWAYS: GREAT INTEREST ON BOTH SIDES, BUT CONCRETE RESULTS NEEDED

The European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) actively participated in the fifth meeting of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways, which took place on 31 May in Brussels. The Industrial Dialog...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am FIFTH EU-JAPAN INDUSTRIAL DIALOGUE ON RAILWAYS: GREAT INTEREST ON BOTH SIDES, BUT CONCRETE RESULTS NEEDED The European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) actively participated in the fifth meeting of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways, which took place on 31 May in Brussels. The Industrial Dialog...
RAIL AS A KEY TO DECARBONISING TRANSPORT
06 Jun 2016

RAIL AS A KEY TO DECARBONISING TRANSPORT

Rail is an environmentally friendly and highly energy efficient transport mode, with a track record of improving its carbon-efficiency for both passenger and freight transport. The rail sector is comm...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am RAIL AS A KEY TO DECARBONISING TRANSPORT Rail is an environmentally friendly and highly energy efficient transport mode, with a track record of improving its carbon-efficiency for both passenger and freight transport. The rail sector is comm...
UNIFE SIGNS MOU WITH SNCF ON IRIS
01 Jun 2016

UNIFE SIGNS MOU WITH SNCF ON IRIS

UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association,  continues to expand the support of railway operators for the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) with this week’s signature of a MoU on IR...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE SIGNS MOU WITH SNCF ON IRIS UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association,  continues to expand the support of railway operators for the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) with this week’s signature of a MoU on IR...
FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE TECHNICAL PILLAR ADOPTED
28 Apr 2016

FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE TECHNICAL PILLAR ADOPTED

Today, the European Parliament overwhelmingly approved the Council Common Position on the Technical Pillar of the Fourth Railway Package, as agreed during the trialogue negotiations that came to an en...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE TECHNICAL PILLAR ADOPTED Today, the European Parliament overwhelmingly approved the Council Common Position on the Technical Pillar of the Fourth Railway Package, as agreed during the trialogue negotiations that came to an en...
LAUNCH EVENT OF THE ELECTRO-MOBILITY PLATFORM
21 Apr 2016

LAUNCH EVENT OF THE ELECTRO-MOBILITY PLATFORM

During the launch event, a Panel Discussion was organised on how electro-mobility could contribute to the decarbonisation of European transport. Philippe Delleur, Senior Vice President for Public Affa...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am LAUNCH EVENT OF THE ELECTRO-MOBILITY PLATFORM During the launch event, a Panel Discussion was organised on how electro-mobility could contribute to the decarbonisation of European transport. Philippe Delleur, Senior Vice President for Public Affa...
UNIFE SIGNS MOU WITH DUTCH RAILWAYS (NS/NEDTRAIN) ON IRIS
15 Apr 2016

UNIFE SIGNS MOU WITH DUTCH RAILWAYS (NS/NEDTRAIN) ON IRIS

UNIFE continues to gather support of railway operators on the International Rail Industry Standard (IRIS) with yesterday's signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on IRIS with Dutch Railways...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE SIGNS MOU WITH DUTCH RAILWAYS (NS/NEDTRAIN) ON IRIS UNIFE continues to gather support of railway operators on the International Rail Industry Standard (IRIS) with yesterday's signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on IRIS with Dutch Railways...
UNIFE SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH SWISS FEDERAL RAILWAYS ON IRIS
11 Apr 2016

UNIFE SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH SWISS FEDERAL RAILWAYS ON IRIS

On Friday, 8 April 2016, at Swiss Federal Railways headquarters in Bern, Switzerland, UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, represented by UNIFE Director-General Philippe Citroën, signed a M...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH SWISS FEDERAL RAILWAYS ON IRIS On Friday, 8 April 2016, at Swiss Federal Railways headquarters in Bern, Switzerland, UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, represented by UNIFE Director-General Philippe Citroën, signed a M...
THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT INDUSTRY COMMITTEE ADOPTS ITS RESOLUTION ON THE COMPETITIVENESS OF THE EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY
07 Apr 2016

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT INDUSTRY COMMITTEE ADOPTS ITS RESOLUTION ON THE COMPETITIVENESS OF THE EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY

This morning, Members of the European Parliament Industry Committee (ITRE) adopted, by an overwhelming majority, the European Parliament Resolution on the Competitiveness of the European Rail Supply I...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT INDUSTRY COMMITTEE ADOPTS ITS RESOLUTION ON THE COMPETITIVENESS OF THE EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY This morning, Members of the European Parliament Industry Committee (ITRE) adopted, by an overwhelming majority, the European Parliament Resolution on the Competitiveness of the European Rail Supply I...
UNIFE, UITP, EUROCITIES, EMTA, AND EPF PUBLISH OPEN LETTER TO DUTCH PRESIDENCY REGARDING UPCOMING INFORMAL JOINT MEETING OF EUROPEAN TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT COUNCILS
04 Apr 2016

UNIFE, UITP, EUROCITIES, EMTA, AND EPF PUBLISH OPEN LETTER TO DUTCH PRESIDENCY REGARDING UPCOMING INFORMAL JOINT MEETING OF EUROPEAN TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT COUNCILS

The European Transport and Environment Councils will hold an informal joint meeting, entitled, “Innovating for the future: Smart and green solutions for sustainable transport” on 14-15 April in Am...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE, UITP, EUROCITIES, EMTA, AND EPF PUBLISH OPEN LETTER TO DUTCH PRESIDENCY REGARDING UPCOMING INFORMAL JOINT MEETING OF EUROPEAN TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT COUNCILS The European Transport and Environment Councils will hold an informal joint meeting, entitled, “Innovating for the future: Smart and green solutions for sustainable transport” on 14-15 April in Am...
STARS PROJECT KICK-OFF EVENT HELD ON 23 FEBRUARY IN PRAGUE
29 Feb 2016

STARS PROJECT KICK-OFF EVENT HELD ON 23 FEBRUARY IN PRAGUE

The STARS (Satellite Technology for Advanced Railway Signalling) project kick-off event was held on Tuesday, 23 February, in Prague. The event gathered around 40 participants, including project consor...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am STARS PROJECT KICK-OFF EVENT HELD ON 23 FEBRUARY IN PRAGUE The STARS (Satellite Technology for Advanced Railway Signalling) project kick-off event was held on Tuesday, 23 February, in Prague. The event gathered around 40 participants, including project consor...
ISABELLE DURANT AND ERIC FONTANEL RECEIVE THE 2016 EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD
17 Feb 2016

ISABELLE DURANT AND ERIC FONTANEL RECEIVE THE 2016 EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD

The 2016 European Railway Award was presented yesterday evening to Isabelle Durant, former Vice President of the European Parliament, and to railway engineer Eric Fontanel. This is the ninth edition o...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ISABELLE DURANT AND ERIC FONTANEL RECEIVE THE 2016 EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD The 2016 European Railway Award was presented yesterday evening to Isabelle Durant, former Vice President of the European Parliament, and to railway engineer Eric Fontanel. This is the ninth edition o...
ONLY 17 DAYS LEFT! REGISTER NOW FOR THE UIC ERTMS WORLD CONFERENCE (29 FEBRUARY – 02 MARCH, BRUSSELS)
11 Feb 2016

ONLY 17 DAYS LEFT! REGISTER NOW FOR THE UIC ERTMS WORLD CONFERENCE (29 FEBRUARY – 02 MARCH, BRUSSELS)

The 12th UIC ERTMS World Conference will take place in Brussels from 29 February until 02 March. This edition is organised by INFRABEL, the Belgian Rail Infrastructure Manager, currently undertaking a...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ONLY 17 DAYS LEFT! REGISTER NOW FOR THE UIC ERTMS WORLD CONFERENCE (29 FEBRUARY – 02 MARCH, BRUSSELS) The 12th UIC ERTMS World Conference will take place in Brussels from 29 February until 02 March. This edition is organised by INFRABEL, the Belgian Rail Infrastructure Manager, currently undertaking a...
MERLIN FINAL CONFERENCE SUCCESSFULLY HELD IN MADRID
11 Dec 2015

MERLIN FINAL CONFERENCE SUCCESSFULLY HELD IN MADRID

Almost 100 participants from across Europe attended the MERLIN Final Conference, which took place on 10 December 2015 in Madrid. Jointly organised by UNIFE, UIC and FFE the event was the opportunity f...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am MERLIN FINAL CONFERENCE SUCCESSFULLY HELD IN MADRID Almost 100 participants from across Europe attended the MERLIN Final Conference, which took place on 10 December 2015 in Madrid. Jointly organised by UNIFE, UIC and FFE the event was the opportunity f...
UNIFE TAKES AN ACTIVE ROLE IN COP21 EVENTS (PPMC TRANSPORT DAY, TRAIN TO PARIS, LPAA TRANSPORT FOCUS SESSION)
07 Dec 2015

UNIFE TAKES AN ACTIVE ROLE IN COP21 EVENTS (PPMC TRANSPORT DAY, TRAIN TO PARIS, LPAA TRANSPORT FOCUS SESSION)

The UN’s 21st annual negotiations around climate change, COP21, is currently taking place in Paris (30 November-11 December) where world leaders have gathered and continue to gather to discuss the...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE TAKES AN ACTIVE ROLE IN COP21 EVENTS (PPMC TRANSPORT DAY, TRAIN TO PARIS, LPAA TRANSPORT FOCUS SESSION) The UN’s 21st annual negotiations around climate change, COP21, is currently taking place in Paris (30 November-11 December) where world leaders have gathered and continue to gather to discuss the...
UNIFE AND UITP WELCOME THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TRAN COMMITTEE VOTE ON SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY AND LOOK FORWARD TO FURTHER INVESTMENTS IN URBAN RAIL PROJECTS
10 Nov 2015

UNIFE AND UITP WELCOME THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TRAN COMMITTEE VOTE ON SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY AND LOOK FORWARD TO FURTHER INVESTMENTS IN URBAN RAIL PROJECTS

UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, and UITP, the International Association of Public Transport, welcome the efforts made by the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE AND UITP WELCOME THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TRAN COMMITTEE VOTE ON SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY AND LOOK FORWARD TO FURTHER INVESTMENTS IN URBAN RAIL PROJECTS UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, and UITP, the International Association of Public Transport, welcome the efforts made by the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN...
MERLIN OPEN WORKSHOP HELD IN MALAGA
26 Oct 2015

MERLIN OPEN WORKSHOP HELD IN MALAGA

Almost 30 rail experts from Europe attended the MERLIN Open Workshop, entitled MERLIN opens its doors. Be witness to the Spanish Scenario Demonstrator’’ was organised the evening of 5 October in M...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am MERLIN OPEN WORKSHOP HELD IN MALAGA Almost 30 rail experts from Europe attended the MERLIN Open Workshop, entitled MERLIN opens its doors. Be witness to the Spanish Scenario Demonstrator’’ was organised the evening of 5 October in M...
EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY LEADERS, STAKEHOLDERS GATHER IN BRUSSELS WITH EU DECISION MAKERS TO DISCUSS MAINTAINING EUROPEAN LEADERSHIP OF GLOBAL RAIL SUPPLY MARKET
14 Oct 2015

EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY LEADERS, STAKEHOLDERS GATHER IN BRUSSELS WITH EU DECISION MAKERS TO DISCUSS MAINTAINING EUROPEAN LEADERSHIP OF GLOBAL RAIL SUPPLY MARKET

European rail supply industry leaders gathered yesterday evening at the Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union in Brussels with senior European officials and leaders from the Hess...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY LEADERS, STAKEHOLDERS GATHER IN BRUSSELS WITH EU DECISION MAKERS TO DISCUSS MAINTAINING EUROPEAN LEADERSHIP OF GLOBAL RAIL SUPPLY MARKET European rail supply industry leaders gathered yesterday evening at the Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union in Brussels with senior European officials and leaders from the Hess...
UNIFE WELCOMES THE ELECTION OF JEAN-PIERRE BERTRAND AS NEW EFRTC PRESIDENT
01 Oct 2015

UNIFE WELCOMES THE ELECTION OF JEAN-PIERRE BERTRAND AS NEW EFRTC PRESIDENT

Following the proposal of the French contractors' association (SETVF) and the EFRTC Board recommendation, the EFRTC General Meeting unanimously elected Mr. Jean-Pierre Bertrand, Executive Vice-Preside...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE WELCOMES THE ELECTION OF JEAN-PIERRE BERTRAND AS NEW EFRTC PRESIDENT Following the proposal of the French contractors' association (SETVF) and the EFRTC Board recommendation, the EFRTC General Meeting unanimously elected Mr. Jean-Pierre Bertrand, Executive Vice-Preside...
RZD (RUSSIAN RAILWAYS) AND UNIFE SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND COOPERATION ON THE INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY INDUSTRY STANDARD (IRIS)
02 Sep 2015

RZD (RUSSIAN RAILWAYS) AND UNIFE SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND COOPERATION ON THE INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY INDUSTRY STANDARD (IRIS)

The main activities foreseen for UNIFE and RZD in this MoU include: the establishment of a regular dialogue within the existing UNIFE/IRIS committees and the development and dissemination of the IRIS...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am RZD (RUSSIAN RAILWAYS) AND UNIFE SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND COOPERATION ON THE INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY INDUSTRY STANDARD (IRIS) The main activities foreseen for UNIFE and RZD in this MoU include: the establishment of a regular dialogue within the existing UNIFE/IRIS committees and the development and dissemination of the IRIS...
UNIFE JOINS THE PARIS PROCESS ON MOBILITY AND CLIMATE (PPMC) INITIATIVE
01 Sep 2015

UNIFE JOINS THE PARIS PROCESS ON MOBILITY AND CLIMATE (PPMC) INITIATIVE

In support of a stronger voice for sustainable transport at the upcoming UNFCCC COP21 negotiations to be held in Paris this December, UNIFE has become a Gold Sponsor of the Paris Process on Mobility a...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE JOINS THE PARIS PROCESS ON MOBILITY AND CLIMATE (PPMC) INITIATIVE In support of a stronger voice for sustainable transport at the upcoming UNFCCC COP21 negotiations to be held in Paris this December, UNIFE has become a Gold Sponsor of the Paris Process on Mobility a...
DEUTSCHE BAHN AND UNIFE SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON IRIS (INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY INDUSTRY STANDARD)
27 Aug 2015

DEUTSCHE BAHN AND UNIFE SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON IRIS (INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY INDUSTRY STANDARD)

This morning at Deutsche Bahn (DB) AG Headquarters in Berlin, UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, represented by UNIFE Chairman Lutz Bertling and UNIFE Director-General Philippe Citroën, s...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am DEUTSCHE BAHN AND UNIFE SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON IRIS (INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY INDUSTRY STANDARD) This morning at Deutsche Bahn (DB) AG Headquarters in Berlin, UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, represented by UNIFE Chairman Lutz Bertling and UNIFE Director-General Philippe Citroën, s...
ECUC FINAL CONFERENCE ‘’PAVING THE WAY TO HIGHER COMPATIBILITY OF EDDY-CURRENT BRAKE IN EUROPE’’, HELD ON 27 AUGUST 2015 IN VIENNA
27 Aug 2015

ECUC FINAL CONFERENCE ‘’PAVING THE WAY TO HIGHER COMPATIBILITY OF EDDY-CURRENT BRAKE IN EUROPE’’, HELD ON 27 AUGUST 2015 IN VIENNA

ECUC Final Conference, jointly organised by UNIFE, Knorr-Bremse and CEIT, was held at the Marriott Hotel in Vienna on 27 August 2015. The event gathered 35 participants coming from the broader Europea...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ECUC FINAL CONFERENCE ‘’PAVING THE WAY TO HIGHER COMPATIBILITY OF EDDY-CURRENT BRAKE IN EUROPE’’, HELD ON 27 AUGUST 2015 IN VIENNA ECUC Final Conference, jointly organised by UNIFE, Knorr-Bremse and CEIT, was held at the Marriott Hotel in Vienna on 27 August 2015. The event gathered 35 participants coming from the broader Europea...
AIMING HIGH – CER AND UNIFE WELCOME TRAN VOTE ON THE REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 2011 WHITE PAPER ON TRANSPORT
14 Jul 2015

AIMING HIGH – CER AND UNIFE WELCOME TRAN VOTE ON THE REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 2011 WHITE PAPER ON TRANSPORT

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and the European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) welcome all the efforts made by the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) of...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am AIMING HIGH – CER AND UNIFE WELCOME TRAN VOTE ON THE REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 2011 WHITE PAPER ON TRANSPORT The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and the European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) welcome all the efforts made by the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) of...
UNIFE PROMOTES FAIR MARKET ACCESS FOR EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLIERS ON JAPANESE MARKET
09 Jul 2015

UNIFE PROMOTES FAIR MARKET ACCESS FOR EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLIERS ON JAPANESE MARKET

In the context of the 11th Round of EU-Japan Free Trade Negotiations, UNIFE promotes fair market access for European rail suppliers on Japanese Market On the occasion of the 9th UIC World Congress...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PROMOTES FAIR MARKET ACCESS FOR EUROPEAN RAIL SUPPLIERS ON JAPANESE MARKET In the context of the 11th Round of EU-Japan Free Trade Negotiations, UNIFE promotes fair market access for European rail suppliers on Japanese Market On the occasion of the 9th UIC World Congress...
UNIFE GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2015 HELD IN BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
18 Jun 2015

UNIFE GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2015 HELD IN BUCHAREST, ROMANIA

Leaders of the European Rail industry gathered today in Bucharest, Romania on the occasion of the 2015 European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) General Assembly. UNIFE members selected Bucharest...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2015 HELD IN BUCHAREST, ROMANIA Leaders of the European Rail industry gathered today in Bucharest, Romania on the occasion of the 2015 European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) General Assembly. UNIFE members selected Bucharest...
THIRD EU-JAPAN INDUSTRIAL DIALOGUE ON RAILWAYS HIGHLIGHTS THE WAY FORWARD FOR FTA NEGOTIATIONS
21 May 2015

THIRD EU-JAPAN INDUSTRIAL DIALOGUE ON RAILWAYS HIGHLIGHTS THE WAY FORWARD FOR FTA NEGOTIATIONS

UNIFE and CER actively participated in the third meeting of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways, which took place on 21 May in Brussels. The Industrial Dialogue was organised by the European...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am THIRD EU-JAPAN INDUSTRIAL DIALOGUE ON RAILWAYS HIGHLIGHTS THE WAY FORWARD FOR FTA NEGOTIATIONS UNIFE and CER actively participated in the third meeting of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways, which took place on 21 May in Brussels. The Industrial Dialogue was organised by the European...
KICK-OFF OF THREE SHIFT2RAIL LIGHTHOUSE PROJECTS: ROLL2RAIL, IT2RAIL AND IN2RAIL
07 May 2015

KICK-OFF OF THREE SHIFT2RAIL LIGHTHOUSE PROJECTS: ROLL2RAIL, IT2RAIL AND IN2RAIL

A combined kick-off meeting of three new EU rail research and development projects (Roll2Rail, IT2Rail and In2Rail) took place today in Brussels. These three projects have been selected by the Europea...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am KICK-OFF OF THREE SHIFT2RAIL LIGHTHOUSE PROJECTS: ROLL2RAIL, IT2RAIL AND IN2RAIL A combined kick-off meeting of three new EU rail research and development projects (Roll2Rail, IT2Rail and In2Rail) took place today in Brussels. These three projects have been selected by the Europea...
ERRAC ELECTS NEW CHAIRMAN, VICE-CHAIRMEN AT THE FIRST ERRAC PLENARY OF 2015
29 Apr 2015

ERRAC ELECTS NEW CHAIRMAN, VICE-CHAIRMEN AT THE FIRST ERRAC PLENARY OF 2015

The European Rail Research and Advisory Council (ERRAC) met today in Paris for the first of their two plenary meetings in 2015 and elected a new Chairman and Vice-Chairmen for the Council. During t...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ERRAC ELECTS NEW CHAIRMAN, VICE-CHAIRMEN AT THE FIRST ERRAC PLENARY OF 2015 The European Rail Research and Advisory Council (ERRAC) met today in Paris for the first of their two plenary meetings in 2015 and elected a new Chairman and Vice-Chairmen for the Council. During t...
UNIFE PUBLISHES POSITION PAPER ON THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT’S OWN INITIATIVE REPORT ON SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY
16 Apr 2015

UNIFE PUBLISHES POSITION PAPER ON THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT’S OWN INITIATIVE REPORT ON SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY

The European Parliament’s Transport Committee is working on an own-initiative report on sustainable urban mobility, under the lead of the French Green MEP, Karima Delli. The report is due to be adop...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PUBLISHES POSITION PAPER ON THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT’S OWN INITIATIVE REPORT ON SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY The European Parliament’s Transport Committee is working on an own-initiative report on sustainable urban mobility, under the lead of the French Green MEP, Karima Delli. The report is due to be adop...
OSIRIS PROJECT REPORTS RESULTS AT ITS FINAL CONFERENCE
02 Apr 2015

OSIRIS PROJECT REPORTS RESULTS AT ITS FINAL CONFERENCE

OSIRIS held its final conference on 31 March at the Solvay Library in Brussels which was attended by more than 90 participants from across Europe. Jointly organised by UITP and UNIFE, the event was th...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am OSIRIS PROJECT REPORTS RESULTS AT ITS FINAL CONFERENCE OSIRIS held its final conference on 31 March at the Solvay Library in Brussels which was attended by more than 90 participants from across Europe. Jointly organised by UITP and UNIFE, the event was th...
UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN EUROPEAN RAIL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CONFERENCE IN PRAGUE
19 Mar 2015

UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN EUROPEAN RAIL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CONFERENCE IN PRAGUE

A delegation from UNIFE travelled to Prague to participate in the European Rail Research and Innovation Conference (ERRIC)/International Rail Freight Conference that took place on 18-19 March organise...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN EUROPEAN RAIL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CONFERENCE IN PRAGUE A delegation from UNIFE travelled to Prague to participate in the European Rail Research and Innovation Conference (ERRIC)/International Rail Freight Conference that took place on 18-19 March organise...
UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN RAILSPONSIBLE LAUNCH EVENT
04 Mar 2015

UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN RAILSPONSIBLE LAUNCH EVENT

This tool will prevent multiple requests from multiple suppliers, thereby generating efficiency gains, and will also allow for the benchmark of performances. This is the first sustainable procurement...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN RAILSPONSIBLE LAUNCH EVENT This tool will prevent multiple requests from multiple suppliers, thereby generating efficiency gains, and will also allow for the benchmark of performances. This is the first sustainable procurement...
UNIFE DIRECTOR-GENERAL MEETS THE LATVIAN MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE LATVIAN RAILWAYS IN RIGA
27 Feb 2015

UNIFE DIRECTOR-GENERAL MEETS THE LATVIAN MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE LATVIAN RAILWAYS IN RIGA

In the framework of the ongoing Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Philippe Citroën met with the Latvian Minister for Transport Anrijs Matīss and his Under-Secretary of State for European...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE DIRECTOR-GENERAL MEETS THE LATVIAN MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE LATVIAN RAILWAYS IN RIGA In the framework of the ongoing Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Philippe Citroën met with the Latvian Minister for Transport Anrijs Matīss and his Under-Secretary of State for European...
OPEN LETTER ON THE COMMISSION PROPOSAL FOR A REGULATION ESTABLISHING A EUROPEAN FUND FOR STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS
10 Feb 2015

OPEN LETTER ON THE COMMISSION PROPOSAL FOR A REGULATION ESTABLISHING A EUROPEAN FUND FOR STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS

The undersigned stakeholder associations highlight the important need for investment in transport infrastructure. In the TEN-T Guidelines, the European Parliament and Member States have agreed on a po...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am OPEN LETTER ON THE COMMISSION PROPOSAL FOR A REGULATION ESTABLISHING A EUROPEAN FUND FOR STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS The undersigned stakeholder associations highlight the important need for investment in transport infrastructure. In the TEN-T Guidelines, the European Parliament and Member States have agreed on a po...
OSIRIS FINAL CONFERENCE TAKES PLACE ON 31 MARCH 2015 IN BRUSSELS – REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
05 Feb 2015

OSIRIS FINAL CONFERENCE TAKES PLACE ON 31 MARCH 2015 IN BRUSSELS – REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

After three years of intense work, OSIRIS partners will present the results achieved during the Final Conference held on 31 March 2015 at the Solvay Library, Rue Belliard 137, Brussels. Click here...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am OSIRIS FINAL CONFERENCE TAKES PLACE ON 31 MARCH 2015 IN BRUSSELS – REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! After three years of intense work, OSIRIS partners will present the results achieved during the Final Conference held on 31 March 2015 at the Solvay Library, Rue Belliard 137, Brussels. Click here...
WCRR2016 LAUNCHES THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
02 Feb 2015

WCRR2016 LAUNCHES THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The eleventh edition of the World Congress on Railway Research will take place between 29 May and 2 June 2016 at the Stella Polare Convention Centre, Milan. All interested applicants have to regist...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am WCRR2016 LAUNCHES THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The eleventh edition of the World Congress on Railway Research will take place between 29 May and 2 June 2016 at the Stella Polare Convention Centre, Milan. All interested applicants have to regist...
LORD ANDREW ADONIS AND ALEXANDER NEUMEISTER RECEIVE THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD 2015
21 Jan 2015

LORD ANDREW ADONIS AND ALEXANDER NEUMEISTER RECEIVE THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD 2015

The European Railway Award 2015 was presented today to Lord Andrew Adonis, former Secretary of State for Transport in the UK (2009-2010), and to industrial designer Alexander Neumeister. Since 2007 th...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am LORD ANDREW ADONIS AND ALEXANDER NEUMEISTER RECEIVE THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD 2015 The European Railway Award 2015 was presented today to Lord Andrew Adonis, former Secretary of State for Transport in the UK (2009-2010), and to industrial designer Alexander Neumeister. Since 2007 th...
UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN THE 94TH TRANSPORT RESEARCH BOARD (TRB) ANNUAL MEETING IN WASHINGTON
16 Jan 2015

UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN THE 94TH TRANSPORT RESEARCH BOARD (TRB) ANNUAL MEETING IN WASHINGTON

Washington, DC—A delegation from UNIFE participated in the 2015 Transport Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington DC from 11-15 January, 2015. The Transportation Research Board is a division of...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN THE 94TH TRANSPORT RESEARCH BOARD (TRB) ANNUAL MEETING IN WASHINGTON Washington, DC—A delegation from UNIFE participated in the 2015 Transport Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington DC from 11-15 January, 2015. The Transportation Research Board is a division of...
UNIFE PRESENT AT THE GCC RAIL AND METRO CONFERENCE
14 Jan 2015

UNIFE PRESENT AT THE GCC RAIL AND METRO CONFERENCE

A delegation from UNIFE accompanied by Richard Lockett, Head of the Cross Acceptance Unit at the ERA was present at the GCC Rail and Metro Conference held in Muscat from 11-12 January 2015. The event...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PRESENT AT THE GCC RAIL AND METRO CONFERENCE A delegation from UNIFE accompanied by Richard Lockett, Head of the Cross Acceptance Unit at the ERA was present at the GCC Rail and Metro Conference held in Muscat from 11-12 January 2015. The event...
RELEASE OF THE NEW UNIFE ANNUAL REPORT
13 Jan 2015

RELEASE OF THE NEW UNIFE ANNUAL REPORT

In January, UNIFE released its 2014 Annual Report which provides information on UNIFE's activities in 2014 (and ongoing), which includes participation in numerous European Research projects, promoting...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am RELEASE OF THE NEW UNIFE ANNUAL REPORT In January, UNIFE released its 2014 Annual Report which provides information on UNIFE's activities in 2014 (and ongoing), which includes participation in numerous European Research projects, promoting...
SEASON’S GREETINGS AND OUR BEST WISHES FOR 2015
22 Dec 2014

SEASON’S GREETINGS AND OUR BEST WISHES FOR 2015

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OSIRIS USER GROUP MEETING TOOK PLACE ON DECEMBER 17TH IN BILBAO
17 Dec 2014

OSIRIS USER GROUP MEETING TOOK PLACE ON DECEMBER 17TH IN BILBAO

UITP organised the last User Group meeting with the support of CAF in Bilbao. During the event, the OSIRIS partners presented the most recent results to the European Urban Rail operators in attend...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am OSIRIS USER GROUP MEETING TOOK PLACE ON DECEMBER 17TH IN BILBAO UITP organised the last User Group meeting with the support of CAF in Bilbao. During the event, the OSIRIS partners presented the most recent results to the European Urban Rail operators in attend...
MARK MANLEY ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF IRIS STEERING COMMITTEE, IRIS ADVISORY BOARD
10 Dec 2014

MARK MANLEY ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF IRIS STEERING COMMITTEE, IRIS ADVISORY BOARD

On December 10th, 2014, during the IRIS Steering Committee, the committee members confirmed the election of Mark Manley, Vice President Quality from Bombardier Transportation as Chairman of the Intern...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am MARK MANLEY ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF IRIS STEERING COMMITTEE, IRIS ADVISORY BOARD On December 10th, 2014, during the IRIS Steering Committee, the committee members confirmed the election of Mark Manley, Vice President Quality from Bombardier Transportation as Chairman of the Intern...
EUREMCO PROJECT HOLDS ITS FINAL CONFERENCE IN BRUSSELS
09 Dec 2014

EUREMCO PROJECT HOLDS ITS FINAL CONFERENCE IN BRUSSELS

To close it’s over three years of work, the EUREMCO project held its final conference on the 9th December at the NH hotel du Grand Sablon in Brussels. Having started in October 2011, the project was...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EUREMCO PROJECT HOLDS ITS FINAL CONFERENCE IN BRUSSELS To close it’s over three years of work, the EUREMCO project held its final conference on the 9th December at the NH hotel du Grand Sablon in Brussels. Having started in October 2011, the project was...
SECOND EU-JAPAN RAILWAY INDUSTRIAL DIALOGUE: THE MOMENTUM MUST BE MAINTAINED
08 Dec 2014

SECOND EU-JAPAN RAILWAY INDUSTRIAL DIALOGUE: THE MOMENTUM MUST BE MAINTAINED

On December 4, UNIFE Director General Philippe Citroën, as well as several UNIFE representatives, actively participated in the second meeting of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways in Tokyo....
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am SECOND EU-JAPAN RAILWAY INDUSTRIAL DIALOGUE: THE MOMENTUM MUST BE MAINTAINED On December 4, UNIFE Director General Philippe Citroën, as well as several UNIFE representatives, actively participated in the second meeting of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue on Railways in Tokyo....
THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION, UNIFE AND CER HOST A SUCCESSFUL EUROPEAN RAIL FREIGHT DAYS EVENT
01 Dec 2014

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION, UNIFE AND CER HOST A SUCCESSFUL EUROPEAN RAIL FREIGHT DAYS EVENT

BRUSSELS—Organised by the European Commission, UNIFE, and CER, the European Rail Freight Days event, which took place on 27-28 November in Brussels, was a major success, gathering over 200 stakehold...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION, UNIFE AND CER HOST A SUCCESSFUL EUROPEAN RAIL FREIGHT DAYS EVENT BRUSSELS—Organised by the European Commission, UNIFE, and CER, the European Rail Freight Days event, which took place on 27-28 November in Brussels, was a major success, gathering over 200 stakehold...
ECUC MID-TERM CONFERENCE SUCCESSFULLY HELD ON NOVEMBER 27TH IN BRUSSELS
27 Nov 2014

ECUC MID-TERM CONFERENCE SUCCESSFULLY HELD ON NOVEMBER 27TH IN BRUSSELS

The ECUC mid-term event took place on 27th November in the Hotel Bloom!, Brussels and 28 participants from the European railway industry, mainline operators and ERA were present. During the event, the...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ECUC MID-TERM CONFERENCE SUCCESSFULLY HELD ON NOVEMBER 27TH IN BRUSSELS The ECUC mid-term event took place on 27th November in the Hotel Bloom!, Brussels and 28 participants from the European railway industry, mainline operators and ERA were present. During the event, the...
UNIFE PARTICIPATES AMONG OTHER HIGH-LEVEL RAIL STAKEHOLDERS AT THE EUROPEAN RAIL SUMMIT IN BRUSSELS
07 Nov 2014

UNIFE PARTICIPATES AMONG OTHER HIGH-LEVEL RAIL STAKEHOLDERS AT THE EUROPEAN RAIL SUMMIT IN BRUSSELS

At the occasion of the inaugural European Rail Summit, organised by the Railway Gazette, UNIFE Chairman and President of Bombardier Transportation, Dr Lutz Bertling, addressed the audience rail stakeh...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PARTICIPATES AMONG OTHER HIGH-LEVEL RAIL STAKEHOLDERS AT THE EUROPEAN RAIL SUMMIT IN BRUSSELS At the occasion of the inaugural European Rail Summit, organised by the Railway Gazette, UNIFE Chairman and President of Bombardier Transportation, Dr Lutz Bertling, addressed the audience rail stakeh...
STRATEGIC RAILWAY RESEARCH AND INNOVATION AGENDA, ERRAC PLENARY AND FOSTER-RAIL MIDTERM CONFERENCE
07 Nov 2014

STRATEGIC RAILWAY RESEARCH AND INNOVATION AGENDA, ERRAC PLENARY AND FOSTER-RAIL MIDTERM CONFERENCE

BRUSSELS—The European Rail Research and Advisory Council (ERRAC) met on November 4 in Brussels for their second biannual plenary meeting of 2014 to discuss the future challenges for rail research. T...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am STRATEGIC RAILWAY RESEARCH AND INNOVATION AGENDA, ERRAC PLENARY AND FOSTER-RAIL MIDTERM CONFERENCE BRUSSELS—The European Rail Research and Advisory Council (ERRAC) met on November 4 in Brussels for their second biannual plenary meeting of 2014 to discuss the future challenges for rail research. T...
UNIFE LAUNCHES A NEW SERVICE: THE FREIGHT COMMITTEE
05 Nov 2014

UNIFE LAUNCHES A NEW SERVICE: THE FREIGHT COMMITTEE

UNIFE is launching a new committee to help guide another area of activity where UNIFE is heavily involved: the UNIFE Freight Committee. Members of the committee will have the opportunity to meet and d...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE LAUNCHES A NEW SERVICE: THE FREIGHT COMMITTEE UNIFE is launching a new committee to help guide another area of activity where UNIFE is heavily involved: the UNIFE Freight Committee. Members of the committee will have the opportunity to meet and d...
EUROPEAN RAIL FREIGHT DAYS 2014
24 Oct 2014

EUROPEAN RAIL FREIGHT DAYS 2014

Rail transport is the key to achieve a sustainable European transport system, but the European rail freight is not as efficient as it could be. For this reason, the European Commission is interested i...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EUROPEAN RAIL FREIGHT DAYS 2014 Rail transport is the key to achieve a sustainable European transport system, but the European rail freight is not as efficient as it could be. For this reason, the European Commission is interested i...
UNIFE STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF ELIMINATING BARRIERS TO ACCESS TO THE JAPANESE RAIL MARKET FOR EU SUPPLIERS IN THE ONGOING FTA NEGOTIATIONS WITH JAPAN
17 Oct 2014

UNIFE STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF ELIMINATING BARRIERS TO ACCESS TO THE JAPANESE RAIL MARKET FOR EU SUPPLIERS IN THE ONGOING FTA NEGOTIATIONS WITH JAPAN

Following the agreement of the Member States to accept the Commission’s proposal to lift the EU objection to the delisting of three Japanese Railways (JR East, Central and West), the European Rail I...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF ELIMINATING BARRIERS TO ACCESS TO THE JAPANESE RAIL MARKET FOR EU SUPPLIERS IN THE ONGOING FTA NEGOTIATIONS WITH JAPAN Following the agreement of the Member States to accept the Commission’s proposal to lift the EU objection to the delisting of three Japanese Railways (JR East, Central and West), the European Rail I...
UNIFE & ROMANIAN RAIL INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION URGE INVESTMENT OF EU STRUCTURAL FUNDS IN RAIL
08 Oct 2014

UNIFE & ROMANIAN RAIL INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION URGE INVESTMENT OF EU STRUCTURAL FUNDS IN RAIL

On the occasion of the Club Feroviar & AIF “Railway Days Wider Black Sea Area Railway Investment Summit” in Bucharest held on 7-8 October, UNIFE, in support of its Associated Member, the Roma...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE & ROMANIAN RAIL INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION URGE INVESTMENT OF EU STRUCTURAL FUNDS IN RAIL On the occasion of the Club Feroviar & AIF “Railway Days Wider Black Sea Area Railway Investment Summit” in Bucharest held on 7-8 October, UNIFE, in support of its Associated Member, the Roma...
LAUNCH OF THE SHIFT2RAIL CALL FOR ASSOCIATED MEMBERS
07 Oct 2014

LAUNCH OF THE SHIFT2RAIL CALL FOR ASSOCIATED MEMBERS

The selection process will consist of 2 stages: first with the identification of the candidate Associated Members (deadline for applying on 12 November) and second with the final selection of Associat...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am LAUNCH OF THE SHIFT2RAIL CALL FOR ASSOCIATED MEMBERS The selection process will consist of 2 stages: first with the identification of the candidate Associated Members (deadline for applying on 12 November) and second with the final selection of Associat...
RAIL SECTOR URGENTLY NEEDS ADOPTION OF TECHNICAL PILLAR OF THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE
06 Oct 2014

RAIL SECTOR URGENTLY NEEDS ADOPTION OF TECHNICAL PILLAR OF THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE

On 8 October, EU Transport Ministers will meet in Brussels to discuss the Fourth Railway Package. In view of this important meeting, UNIFE and CER and the European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) re...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am RAIL SECTOR URGENTLY NEEDS ADOPTION OF TECHNICAL PILLAR OF THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE On 8 October, EU Transport Ministers will meet in Brussels to discuss the Fourth Railway Package. In view of this important meeting, UNIFE and CER and the European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) re...
WORLD RAIL SUPPLY MARKET PREDICTED TO CONTINUE GROWING DESPITE ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN
23 Sep 2014

WORLD RAIL SUPPLY MARKET PREDICTED TO CONTINUE GROWING DESPITE ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN

BERLIN—Despite low economic growth and public deficit problems in several important countries, the world rail supply industry steadily grew at approximately 1.5% per annum in the period from 2011 to...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am WORLD RAIL SUPPLY MARKET PREDICTED TO CONTINUE GROWING DESPITE ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN BERLIN—Despite low economic growth and public deficit problems in several important countries, the world rail supply industry steadily grew at approximately 1.5% per annum in the period from 2011 to...
UN CLIMATE CHANGE: THE EUROPEAN RAIL INDUSTRY ON THE FRONTLINE
22 Sep 2014

UN CLIMATE CHANGE: THE EUROPEAN RAIL INDUSTRY ON THE FRONTLINE

While greenhouse gas emissions in many sectors decreased significantly between 1990 and 2009, emissions from transport increased 28% during this same period. It is therefore of utmost importance to de...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UN CLIMATE CHANGE: THE EUROPEAN RAIL INDUSTRY ON THE FRONTLINE While greenhouse gas emissions in many sectors decreased significantly between 1990 and 2009, emissions from transport increased 28% during this same period. It is therefore of utmost importance to de...
ACOUTRAIN, NGTC AND REFRESCO WILL BE EXHIBITING AT THE CEN/CENELEC CONFERENCE STANDARDS: YOUR INNOVATION BRIDGE ON OCTOBER 30TH
16 Sep 2014

ACOUTRAIN, NGTC AND REFRESCO WILL BE EXHIBITING AT THE CEN/CENELEC CONFERENCE STANDARDS: YOUR INNOVATION BRIDGE ON OCTOBER 30TH

This European conference will bring together the research, innovation and standardization communities to explore and discuss the role of standards in research and innovation. Leading experts in innov...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ACOUTRAIN, NGTC AND REFRESCO WILL BE EXHIBITING AT THE CEN/CENELEC CONFERENCE STANDARDS: YOUR INNOVATION BRIDGE ON OCTOBER 30TH This European conference will bring together the research, innovation and standardization communities to explore and discuss the role of standards in research and innovation. Leading experts in innov...
SHIFT2RAIL OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED ALONGSIDE OTHER HORIZON2020 JTIS AT THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S LAUNCH EVENT IN BRUSSELS
09 Jul 2014

SHIFT2RAIL OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED ALONGSIDE OTHER HORIZON2020 JTIS AT THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S LAUNCH EVENT IN BRUSSELS

BRUSSELS—European Commission President José Manuel Barroso greeted CEOs and leadership of seven public private partnerships set up under the EU’s new research and innovation programme, Horizon 20...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am SHIFT2RAIL OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED ALONGSIDE OTHER HORIZON2020 JTIS AT THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S LAUNCH EVENT IN BRUSSELS BRUSSELS—European Commission President José Manuel Barroso greeted CEOs and leadership of seven public private partnerships set up under the EU’s new research and innovation programme, Horizon 20...
SECURE-ED – BUCHAREST DEMONSTRATION 22 JUL 2014
07 Jul 2014

SECURE-ED – BUCHAREST DEMONSTRATION 22 JUL 2014

We would like to invite you to the latest SECUR-ED demonstration event taking place in Bucharest, Romania on 22nd July. This is an exclusive opportunity for getting a close-look into the work being do...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am SECURE-ED – BUCHAREST DEMONSTRATION 22 JUL 2014 We would like to invite you to the latest SECUR-ED demonstration event taking place in Bucharest, Romania on 22nd July. This is an exclusive opportunity for getting a close-look into the work being do...
CER AND UNIFE CALL FOR A TRANSPORT PILLAR WITHIN THE 2030 FRAMEWORK FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY POLICIES
26 Jun 2014

CER AND UNIFE CALL FOR A TRANSPORT PILLAR WITHIN THE 2030 FRAMEWORK FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY POLICIES

UNIFE and CER encourage the Member States to consider a transport dimension for the post 2020 climate and energy policies ahead of the European Council that will take place on 26-27 June. The Europ...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am CER AND UNIFE CALL FOR A TRANSPORT PILLAR WITHIN THE 2030 FRAMEWORK FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY POLICIES UNIFE and CER encourage the Member States to consider a transport dimension for the post 2020 climate and energy policies ahead of the European Council that will take place on 26-27 June. The Europ...
EU-JAPAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS: UNIFE CALLS FOR MORE PROGRESS ON THE ONE-YEAR PACKAGE ON RAILWAY PROCUREMENT
25 Jun 2014

EU-JAPAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS: UNIFE CALLS FOR MORE PROGRESS ON THE ONE-YEAR PACKAGE ON RAILWAY PROCUREMENT

BRUSSELS—On the day of the EU Trade Policy Committee and in the progress review of negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) by Member States, the European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) wishe...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EU-JAPAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS: UNIFE CALLS FOR MORE PROGRESS ON THE ONE-YEAR PACKAGE ON RAILWAY PROCUREMENT BRUSSELS—On the day of the EU Trade Policy Committee and in the progress review of negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) by Member States, the European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) wishe...
CER AND UNIFE CALL FOR AGREEMENT ON TECHNICAL PILLAR UNDER ITALIAN PRESIDENCY
24 Jun 2014

CER AND UNIFE CALL FOR AGREEMENT ON TECHNICAL PILLAR UNDER ITALIAN PRESIDENCY

BRUSSELS—On 1 July, the Italian Presidency will start its work taking over from Greece. CER Executive Director Libor Lochman and UNIFE Director General Philippe Citroën are looking forward to worki...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am CER AND UNIFE CALL FOR AGREEMENT ON TECHNICAL PILLAR UNDER ITALIAN PRESIDENCY BRUSSELS—On 1 July, the Italian Presidency will start its work taking over from Greece. CER Executive Director Libor Lochman and UNIFE Director General Philippe Citroën are looking forward to worki...
EU COUNCIL OFFICIALLY ADOPTS THE SHIFT²RAIL REGULATION; THE JOINT UNDERTAKING FOR RAIL RESEARCH IS NOW A REALITY
16 Jun 2014

EU COUNCIL OFFICIALLY ADOPTS THE SHIFT²RAIL REGULATION; THE JOINT UNDERTAKING FOR RAIL RESEARCH IS NOW A REALITY

UNIFE—the European Rail Industry Association, on behalf of the 125 organisations promoting the SHIFT²RAIL initiative, lauds the Council of the European Union’s final adoption of the Regulation es...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EU COUNCIL OFFICIALLY ADOPTS THE SHIFT²RAIL REGULATION; THE JOINT UNDERTAKING FOR RAIL RESEARCH IS NOW A REALITY UNIFE—the European Rail Industry Association, on behalf of the 125 organisations promoting the SHIFT²RAIL initiative, lauds the Council of the European Union’s final adoption of the Regulation es...
UNIFE MEMBERS ELECT LUTZ BERTLING, PRESIDENT OF BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION AS UNIFE CHAIRMAN
12 Jun 2014

UNIFE MEMBERS ELECT LUTZ BERTLING, PRESIDENT OF BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION AS UNIFE CHAIRMAN

LONDON—UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, gathered its members, business leaders from European rail supply manufacturing companies, together in London today on the occasion of the Associ...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE MEMBERS ELECT LUTZ BERTLING, PRESIDENT OF BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION AS UNIFE CHAIRMAN LONDON—UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, gathered its members, business leaders from European rail supply manufacturing companies, together in London today on the occasion of the Associ...
UNIFE PRESENTS SHIFT²RAIL, FP7 EUROPEAN RESEARCH PROJECTS AT THE 2014 TRANSPORT RESEARCH ARENA CONFERENCE
15 Apr 2014

UNIFE PRESENTS SHIFT²RAIL, FP7 EUROPEAN RESEARCH PROJECTS AT THE 2014 TRANSPORT RESEARCH ARENA CONFERENCE

UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, presented a number of important FP7 (the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research) projects at the 2014 Transport Arena Conferenc...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PRESENTS SHIFT²RAIL, FP7 EUROPEAN RESEARCH PROJECTS AT THE 2014 TRANSPORT RESEARCH ARENA CONFERENCE UNIFE, the European Rail Industry Association, presented a number of important FP7 (the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research) projects at the 2014 Transport Arena Conferenc...
EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE ADOPTS A FAVOURABLE OPINION ON SHIFT²RAIL AND ASKS EU FOR ADDITIONAL FUNDING
26 Mar 2014

EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE ADOPTS A FAVOURABLE OPINION ON SHIFT²RAIL AND ASKS EU FOR ADDITIONAL FUNDING

During the plenary session on 25 March, EESC Members unanimously adopted an Opinion in which they highlight the crucial importance of SHIFT²RAIL: "The EESC strongly backs the SHIFT²RAIL initiative,...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE ADOPTS A FAVOURABLE OPINION ON SHIFT²RAIL AND ASKS EU FOR ADDITIONAL FUNDING During the plenary session on 25 March, EESC Members unanimously adopted an Opinion in which they highlight the crucial importance of SHIFT²RAIL: "The EESC strongly backs the SHIFT²RAIL initiative,...
EURAXLES FINAL CONFERENCE
21 Mar 2014

EURAXLES FINAL CONFERENCE

EURAXLES is a 3,5 year R&D project led by UNIFE – the association of the European rail Industry - uniting 23 partners across Europe and co-funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EURAXLES FINAL CONFERENCE EURAXLES is a 3,5 year R&D project led by UNIFE – the association of the European rail Industry - uniting 23 partners across Europe and co-funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework...
EU TRANSPORT COUNCIL ADOPTS A FAVOURABLE POSITION ON SHIFT²RAIL, A MAJOR STEP TOWARDS THE CREATION OF THE JOINT UNDERTAKING FOR RAIL RESEARCH
14 Mar 2014

EU TRANSPORT COUNCIL ADOPTS A FAVOURABLE POSITION ON SHIFT²RAIL, A MAJOR STEP TOWARDS THE CREATION OF THE JOINT UNDERTAKING FOR RAIL RESEARCH

UNIFE—the European Rail Industry Association, on behalf of the 115 organisations promoting the SHIFT²RAIL initiative, lauds the Council of the European Union’s adoption of a favourable position o...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EU TRANSPORT COUNCIL ADOPTS A FAVOURABLE POSITION ON SHIFT²RAIL, A MAJOR STEP TOWARDS THE CREATION OF THE JOINT UNDERTAKING FOR RAIL RESEARCH UNIFE—the European Rail Industry Association, on behalf of the 115 organisations promoting the SHIFT²RAIL initiative, lauds the Council of the European Union’s adoption of a favourable position o...
COUNCIL REACHES GENERAL APPROACH ON ERA REGULATION
14 Mar 2014

COUNCIL REACHES GENERAL APPROACH ON ERA REGULATION

Today, the Transport Council reached a general approach on the Regulation on the European Railway Agency (ERA). With this agreement, the Council has completed the work on the technical pillar of the F...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am COUNCIL REACHES GENERAL APPROACH ON ERA REGULATION Today, the Transport Council reached a general approach on the Regulation on the European Railway Agency (ERA). With this agreement, the Council has completed the work on the technical pillar of the F...
UNIFE JOINS FORCES WITH BUSINESSES TO SUPPORT A 40% GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS REDUCTION TARGET IN THE EU 2030 FRAMEWORK FOR CLIMATE & ENERGY POLICIES
13 Mar 2014

UNIFE JOINS FORCES WITH BUSINESSES TO SUPPORT A 40% GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS REDUCTION TARGET IN THE EU 2030 FRAMEWORK FOR CLIMATE & ENERGY POLICIES

UNIFE joined forces with around 40 companies and sectorial associations (including Alstom, CER…) in a letter sent to EU Heads of State and Government. The letter aims at supporting to the European C...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE JOINS FORCES WITH BUSINESSES TO SUPPORT A 40% GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS REDUCTION TARGET IN THE EU 2030 FRAMEWORK FOR CLIMATE & ENERGY POLICIES UNIFE joined forces with around 40 companies and sectorial associations (including Alstom, CER…) in a letter sent to EU Heads of State and Government. The letter aims at supporting to the European C...
UNIFE APPRECIATES THE WORK AND COMMITMENT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE EP ON THE TECHNICAL PILLAR OF THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE
26 Feb 2014

UNIFE APPRECIATES THE WORK AND COMMITMENT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE EP ON THE TECHNICAL PILLAR OF THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE

UNIFE welcomes the voting outcome of the European Parliament on the Fourth Railway Package on 26 February 2014. In particular, UNIFE appreciates the work and commitment of the Members of the European...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE APPRECIATES THE WORK AND COMMITMENT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE EP ON THE TECHNICAL PILLAR OF THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE UNIFE welcomes the voting outcome of the European Parliament on the Fourth Railway Package on 26 February 2014. In particular, UNIFE appreciates the work and commitment of the Members of the European...
SHIFT²RAIL DECLARED A PRIORITY OF THE HELLENIC PRESIDENCY
19 Feb 2014

SHIFT²RAIL DECLARED A PRIORITY OF THE HELLENIC PRESIDENCY

The Commission has proposed €450 Million for the period of 2014-2020 to be met by €470 Million invested by the rail sector. In its preparatory phase, the SHIFT²RAIL initiative has had committed p...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am SHIFT²RAIL DECLARED A PRIORITY OF THE HELLENIC PRESIDENCY The Commission has proposed €450 Million for the period of 2014-2020 to be met by €470 Million invested by the rail sector. In its preparatory phase, the SHIFT²RAIL initiative has had committed p...
SHIFT²RAIL REACHES 100 PROMOTING ORGANISATIONS
04 Feb 2014

SHIFT²RAIL REACHES 100 PROMOTING ORGANISATIONS

UNIFE—the European Rail Industry Association, on behalf of the promoting organisations of SHIFT²RAIL, is pleased to announce that more than 100 organisations (rail manufacturers, railway undertakin...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am SHIFT²RAIL REACHES 100 PROMOTING ORGANISATIONS UNIFE—the European Rail Industry Association, on behalf of the promoting organisations of SHIFT²RAIL, is pleased to announce that more than 100 organisations (rail manufacturers, railway undertakin...
AZD PRAHA AND CAF JOIN FULL UNISIG MEMBERSHIP
31 Jan 2014

AZD PRAHA AND CAF JOIN FULL UNISIG MEMBERSHIP

The UNISIG Consortium (UNISIG) is pleased to announce the acceptance, with effect from 1 January 2014, of the application for Full UNISIG Membership from AŽD Praha and CONSTRUCCIONES Y AUXILIAR DE FE...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am AZD PRAHA AND CAF JOIN FULL UNISIG MEMBERSHIP The UNISIG Consortium (UNISIG) is pleased to announce the acceptance, with effect from 1 January 2014, of the application for Full UNISIG Membership from AŽD Praha and CONSTRUCCIONES Y AUXILIAR DE FE...
JACQUES BARROT AND GIORGIO DIANA RECEIVE THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD 2014
29 Jan 2014

JACQUES BARROT AND GIORGIO DIANA RECEIVE THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD 2014

The European Railway Award 2014 was presented today to Jacques Barrot, former European Commissioner for Transport, for political achievements and to Giorgio Diana, Researcher and Professor of Mechanic...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am JACQUES BARROT AND GIORGIO DIANA RECEIVE THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD 2014 The European Railway Award 2014 was presented today to Jacques Barrot, former European Commissioner for Transport, for political achievements and to Giorgio Diana, Researcher and Professor of Mechanic...
THE LATEST ISSUES OF THE OSIRIS AND AUTOMAIN NEWSLETTERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
22 Jan 2014

THE LATEST ISSUES OF THE OSIRIS AND AUTOMAIN NEWSLETTERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

The OSIRIS newsletter focuses on: - Operational requirements and needs - Energy simulation and optimisation tool, and its impact on the thermal analysis - Technologies related to energy efficient v...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am THE LATEST ISSUES OF THE OSIRIS AND AUTOMAIN NEWSLETTERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD The OSIRIS newsletter focuses on: - Operational requirements and needs - Energy simulation and optimisation tool, and its impact on the thermal analysis - Technologies related to energy efficient v...
OECD RAIL SECTOR UNDERSTANDING: A MAJOR ACHIEVEMENT FOR THE EUROPEAN RAIL INDUSTRY
09 Jan 2014

OECD RAIL SECTOR UNDERSTANDING: A MAJOR ACHIEVEMENT FOR THE EUROPEAN RAIL INDUSTRY

The new Sector Understanding on Export Credits for Rail Infrastructure (RSU) adapts the OECD’s widely-accepted rules on export credits to the sector-specific financing conditions of new railway infr...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am OECD RAIL SECTOR UNDERSTANDING: A MAJOR ACHIEVEMENT FOR THE EUROPEAN RAIL INDUSTRY The new Sector Understanding on Export Credits for Rail Infrastructure (RSU) adapts the OECD’s widely-accepted rules on export credits to the sector-specific financing conditions of new railway infr...
UNIFE WELCOMES THE VOTE ON THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE
18 Dec 2013

UNIFE WELCOMES THE VOTE ON THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE

On 17 December 2013, the TRAN Committee of the European Parliament voted on the Fourth Railway Package. UNIFE, the Association of the European rail industry, welcomes the vote and thanks the Members o...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE WELCOMES THE VOTE ON THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE On 17 December 2013, the TRAN Committee of the European Parliament voted on the Fourth Railway Package. UNIFE, the Association of the European rail industry, welcomes the vote and thanks the Members o...
UNIFE APPLAUDS THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S ADOPTION OF SHIFT²RAIL, TRIPLING EU-FUNDING FOR RAIL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
16 Dec 2013

UNIFE APPLAUDS THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S ADOPTION OF SHIFT²RAIL, TRIPLING EU-FUNDING FOR RAIL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

This key initiative will make rail transport more attractive to millions of European passengers and freight users and boost the competitiveness of the most sustainable transport mode. In doing so, the...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE APPLAUDS THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S ADOPTION OF SHIFT²RAIL, TRIPLING EU-FUNDING FOR RAIL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION This key initiative will make rail transport more attractive to millions of European passengers and freight users and boost the competitiveness of the most sustainable transport mode. In doing so, the...
THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE’S TECHNICAL PILLAR: A TOP PRIORITY FOR THE RAILWAY SECTOR
03 Dec 2013

THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE’S TECHNICAL PILLAR: A TOP PRIORITY FOR THE RAILWAY SECTOR

They stress the importance and urgency for reaching a sound agreement at the European Parliament as soon as possible. Furthermore, the railway sector calls upon the European institutions to adopt the...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE’S TECHNICAL PILLAR: A TOP PRIORITY FOR THE RAILWAY SECTOR They stress the importance and urgency for reaching a sound agreement at the European Parliament as soon as possible. Furthermore, the railway sector calls upon the European institutions to adopt the...
RE-LAUNCH OF THE ERTMS.NET WEBSITE
02 Dec 2013

RE-LAUNCH OF THE ERTMS.NET WEBSITE

The website also offers new features such, as more interactive content and an enhanced map browsing system, enabling users to see the ERTMS technology implemented worldwide. Furthermore, three new fac...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am RE-LAUNCH OF THE ERTMS.NET WEBSITE The website also offers new features such, as more interactive content and an enhanced map browsing system, enabling users to see the ERTMS technology implemented worldwide. Furthermore, three new fac...
UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN TRANSPORT DAY 2013 DURING THE 19TH CONFERENCE OF PARTIES (COP19)
18 Nov 2013

UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN TRANSPORT DAY 2013 DURING THE 19TH CONFERENCE OF PARTIES (COP19)

The event was organized by the Bridging the Gap Initiative and the SLoCaT Partnership. It was supported by seventeen organisations including UNIFE, UIC and UITP, and attended by over 150 participants...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN TRANSPORT DAY 2013 DURING THE 19TH CONFERENCE OF PARTIES (COP19) The event was organized by the Bridging the Gap Initiative and the SLoCaT Partnership. It was supported by seventeen organisations including UNIFE, UIC and UITP, and attended by over 150 participants...
RE-THINK TRANSPORT AND CLIMATE CHANGE AT TRANSPORT DAY 2013
08 Nov 2013

RE-THINK TRANSPORT AND CLIMATE CHANGE AT TRANSPORT DAY 2013

The objectives of the Transport Day in 2013 are: - to demonstrate the contribution that transport can make to mitigation and adaptation, specifically in the context of sustainable development; - t...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am RE-THINK TRANSPORT AND CLIMATE CHANGE AT TRANSPORT DAY 2013 The objectives of the Transport Day in 2013 are: - to demonstrate the contribution that transport can make to mitigation and adaptation, specifically in the context of sustainable development; - t...
UNIFE AND APTA SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
06 Nov 2013

UNIFE AND APTA SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

The MoU was signed last evening by Philippe Citroën (Director General of UNIFE) and Michael Melaniphy (President and CEO of APTA) at a reception hosted by the European Union Delegation to the United...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE AND APTA SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING The MoU was signed last evening by Philippe Citroën (Director General of UNIFE) and Michael Melaniphy (President and CEO of APTA) at a reception hosted by the European Union Delegation to the United...
UNIFE JOINS THE PARTNERSHIP ON SUSTAINABLE LOW CARBON TRANSPORT (SLOCAT)
25 Oct 2013

UNIFE JOINS THE PARTNERSHIP ON SUSTAINABLE LOW CARBON TRANSPORT (SLOCAT)

The Partnership has as its overarching goal to mobilize global support to reduce the growth of GHG emissions generated by land transport in developing countries by promoting more sustainable, low carb...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE JOINS THE PARTNERSHIP ON SUSTAINABLE LOW CARBON TRANSPORT (SLOCAT) The Partnership has as its overarching goal to mobilize global support to reduce the growth of GHG emissions generated by land transport in developing countries by promoting more sustainable, low carb...
END OF THE LINE FOR DYNOTRAIN: PROJECT FINISHES AFTER FOUR YEARS OF WORK, MAKING A LASTING CONTRIBUTION TO RAILWAY DYNAMIC STANDARDS AND REGULATION
02 Oct 2013

END OF THE LINE FOR DYNOTRAIN: PROJECT FINISHES AFTER FOUR YEARS OF WORK, MAKING A LASTING CONTRIBUTION TO RAILWAY DYNAMIC STANDARDS AND REGULATION

The project was focussed on testing requirements for certification of rail vehicles in terms of running dynamics (track and vehicle interaction) and had the following high-level objectives: • Add...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am END OF THE LINE FOR DYNOTRAIN: PROJECT FINISHES AFTER FOUR YEARS OF WORK, MAKING A LASTING CONTRIBUTION TO RAILWAY DYNAMIC STANDARDS AND REGULATION The project was focussed on testing requirements for certification of rail vehicles in terms of running dynamics (track and vehicle interaction) and had the following high-level objectives: • Add...
WILL THE COUNCIL’S APPROACH TO THE SAFETY DIRECTIVE STUMBLE ON THE LAST MILE?
30 Sep 2013

WILL THE COUNCIL’S APPROACH TO THE SAFETY DIRECTIVE STUMBLE ON THE LAST MILE?

UITP (International Association of Public Transport) and UIRR (International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport) have been persistently highlighted the need for establishing the European Railway A...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am WILL THE COUNCIL’S APPROACH TO THE SAFETY DIRECTIVE STUMBLE ON THE LAST MILE? UITP (International Association of Public Transport) and UIRR (International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport) have been persistently highlighted the need for establishing the European Railway A...
CLEANER-D FINAL CONFERENCE “DELIVERING CLEAN DIESEL RAIL SOLUTIONS” | BRUSSELS, 20 NOVEMBER 2013
27 Sep 2013

CLEANER-D FINAL CONFERENCE “DELIVERING CLEAN DIESEL RAIL SOLUTIONS” | BRUSSELS, 20 NOVEMBER 2013

Furthermore it is aimed at facilitating the implementation of innovative methods and hybrid solutions for the best possible contribution to reductions in CO2 emissions. Why you should attend?...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am CLEANER-D FINAL CONFERENCE “DELIVERING CLEAN DIESEL RAIL SOLUTIONS” | BRUSSELS, 20 NOVEMBER 2013 Furthermore it is aimed at facilitating the implementation of innovative methods and hybrid solutions for the best possible contribution to reductions in CO2 emissions. Why you should attend?...
NEW FP7 REFRESCO PROJECT BEGINS IN EARNEST
16 Sep 2013

NEW FP7 REFRESCO PROJECT BEGINS IN EARNEST

Significant reductions in emissions due to transport are being demanded by governments and policy-makers, as well as by society. Reductions in the energy consumption of railway rolling stock are there...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am NEW FP7 REFRESCO PROJECT BEGINS IN EARNEST Significant reductions in emissions due to transport are being demanded by governments and policy-makers, as well as by society. Reductions in the energy consumption of railway rolling stock are there...
ERA AT THE CENTRE OF THE EUROPEAN AUTHORISATION AND CERTIFICATION PROCESSES
13 Sep 2013

ERA AT THE CENTRE OF THE EUROPEAN AUTHORISATION AND CERTIFICATION PROCESSES

Do not undermine the European authorisation process though leading NSAs! UNIFE believes that the only possible way towards a Single European Railway Area is through ERA acting as a one stop-shop for...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ERA AT THE CENTRE OF THE EUROPEAN AUTHORISATION AND CERTIFICATION PROCESSES Do not undermine the European authorisation process though leading NSAs! UNIFE believes that the only possible way towards a Single European Railway Area is through ERA acting as a one stop-shop for...
FOSTER RAIL STARTS RIGHT ON TRACK
12 Sep 2013

FOSTER RAIL STARTS RIGHT ON TRACK

FOSTER-RAIL shall build on the work carried out by the previous ERRAC-ROADMAP FP7 Research action. The project shall focus on supporting and enhancing the cooperation between Research and Innovation s...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am FOSTER RAIL STARTS RIGHT ON TRACK FOSTER-RAIL shall build on the work carried out by the previous ERRAC-ROADMAP FP7 Research action. The project shall focus on supporting and enhancing the cooperation between Research and Innovation s...
UNIFE SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH RUSSIAN RAILWAY SECTOR
11 Sep 2013

UNIFE SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH RUSSIAN RAILWAY SECTOR

The MoU was signed today by Henri Poupart-Lafarge (President of Alstom Transportation and Chairman of UNIFE) and Valentin Gapanovich (Senior Vice-President of RZD and President of UIRE). The agreement...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH RUSSIAN RAILWAY SECTOR The MoU was signed today by Henri Poupart-Lafarge (President of Alstom Transportation and Chairman of UNIFE) and Valentin Gapanovich (Senior Vice-President of RZD and President of UIRE). The agreement...
AS THE SHIFT²RAIL INITIATIVE CONTINUES TO GROW ITS SUPPORT, THE PROMOTING COMPANIES LAUNCH THE OFFICIAL SHIFT²RAIL WEBSITE
09 Sep 2013

AS THE SHIFT²RAIL INITIATIVE CONTINUES TO GROW ITS SUPPORT, THE PROMOTING COMPANIES LAUNCH THE OFFICIAL SHIFT²RAIL WEBSITE

SHIFT²RAIL is a broad-scale research initiative that aims to create a step change in rail technology that will help promote the competitiveness of the European Rail Industry and meet the changing EU...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am AS THE SHIFT²RAIL INITIATIVE CONTINUES TO GROW ITS SUPPORT, THE PROMOTING COMPANIES LAUNCH THE OFFICIAL SHIFT²RAIL WEBSITE SHIFT²RAIL is a broad-scale research initiative that aims to create a step change in rail technology that will help promote the competitiveness of the European Rail Industry and meet the changing EU...
GET INVOLVED IN THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON SHIFT²RAIL
26 Jul 2013

GET INVOLVED IN THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON SHIFT²RAIL

Objective of the consultation This consultation asks for your informed opinions and suggestions to help improving the effectiveness of the EU research and innovation (R&I) actions related to rail...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am GET INVOLVED IN THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON SHIFT²RAIL Objective of the consultation This consultation asks for your informed opinions and suggestions to help improving the effectiveness of the EU research and innovation (R&I) actions related to rail...
FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE’S TECHNICAL PILLAR
26 Jul 2013

FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE’S TECHNICAL PILLAR

They therefore encourage the Council to assign the agreed principles of the Interoperability Directive to the Safety Directive. Building on what has already been achieved, the railway sector calls upo...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR THE FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE’S TECHNICAL PILLAR They therefore encourage the Council to assign the agreed principles of the Interoperability Directive to the Safety Directive. Building on what has already been achieved, the railway sector calls upo...
ECUC WORKSHOP: ANALYZING THE COMPATIBILITY OF EDDY CURRENT BRAKE WITH ROLLING STOCK, TRACK AND TRACKSIDE EQUIPMENT
24 Jul 2013

ECUC WORKSHOP: ANALYZING THE COMPATIBILITY OF EDDY CURRENT BRAKE WITH ROLLING STOCK, TRACK AND TRACKSIDE EQUIPMENT

26th September, 2013 at the Grand Sablon Hotel in Rue Bodenbroek 2/4, Brussels ECUC project – Eddy Current Brake Compatibility – is a partially EU funded European R&D project focused on the...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am ECUC WORKSHOP: ANALYZING THE COMPATIBILITY OF EDDY CURRENT BRAKE WITH ROLLING STOCK, TRACK AND TRACKSIDE EQUIPMENT 26th September, 2013 at the Grand Sablon Hotel in Rue Bodenbroek 2/4, Brussels ECUC project – Eddy Current Brake Compatibility – is a partially EU funded European R&D project focused on the...
DYNOTRAIN FINAL MEETING 26-27 SEPTEMBER 2013
19 Jul 2013

DYNOTRAIN FINAL MEETING 26-27 SEPTEMBER 2013

• address TSIs that effectively work to harmonise European and national standards on railway dynamics and track interaction to reduce the costs and time of certification; • reduce the costs and t...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am DYNOTRAIN FINAL MEETING 26-27 SEPTEMBER 2013 • address TSIs that effectively work to harmonise European and national standards on railway dynamics and track interaction to reduce the costs and time of certification; • reduce the costs and t...
3RD RIVAS WORKSHOP – ‘’REDUCING RAILWAY INDUCED GROUND VIBRATIONS BY CONTROLLING THE SOURCE – ROLLING STOCK AND MAINTENANCE ASPECTS”.
11 Jul 2013

3RD RIVAS WORKSHOP – ‘’REDUCING RAILWAY INDUCED GROUND VIBRATIONS BY CONTROLLING THE SOURCE – ROLLING STOCK AND MAINTENANCE ASPECTS”.

Hosted by UNIFE, the event will give you the opportunity to be informed on how to effectively control the causes of railway induced ground vibrations addressing the rolling stock and track maintenance...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am 3RD RIVAS WORKSHOP – ‘’REDUCING RAILWAY INDUCED GROUND VIBRATIONS BY CONTROLLING THE SOURCE – ROLLING STOCK AND MAINTENANCE ASPECTS”. Hosted by UNIFE, the event will give you the opportunity to be informed on how to effectively control the causes of railway induced ground vibrations addressing the rolling stock and track maintenance...
DG ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRY RELEASES ITS COMPETITIVENESS SURVEY OF THE RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY
03 Jul 2013

DG ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRY RELEASES ITS COMPETITIVENESS SURVEY OF THE RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY

The study concludes that more coordinated, long-term R&D is needed so that the EU can maintain its competitiveness in the global rail supply industry. The study affirms that the rail supply indust...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am DG ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRY RELEASES ITS COMPETITIVENESS SURVEY OF THE RAIL SUPPLY INDUSTRY The study concludes that more coordinated, long-term R&D is needed so that the EU can maintain its competitiveness in the global rail supply industry. The study affirms that the rail supply indust...
UNIFE MEMBERS COMMIT ON IRIS TO IMPROVE THE SUPPLY CHAIN QUALITY
03 Jul 2013

UNIFE MEMBERS COMMIT ON IRIS TO IMPROVE THE SUPPLY CHAIN QUALITY

This approach focuses on third party suppliers and considers: · Criteria for targeting suppliers, which need to be IRIS certified, · Consequences in supplier selection process and contractual impl...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE MEMBERS COMMIT ON IRIS TO IMPROVE THE SUPPLY CHAIN QUALITY This approach focuses on third party suppliers and considers: · Criteria for targeting suppliers, which need to be IRIS certified, · Consequences in supplier selection process and contractual impl...
A 2030 FRAMEWORK FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY POLICIES: DECARBONISATION OF THE TRANSPORT SECTOR IS NEEDED
02 Jul 2013

A 2030 FRAMEWORK FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY POLICIES: DECARBONISATION OF THE TRANSPORT SECTOR IS NEEDED

Therefore, it is of utmost importance that the EU’s post-2020 energy and climate policy encompasses the specific needs of the transport sector, which accounted for 30% of total CO2 emissions from th...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am A 2030 FRAMEWORK FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY POLICIES: DECARBONISATION OF THE TRANSPORT SECTOR IS NEEDED Therefore, it is of utmost importance that the EU’s post-2020 energy and climate policy encompasses the specific needs of the transport sector, which accounted for 30% of total CO2 emissions from th...
RECYCLABILITY AND RECOVERABILITY CALCULATION METHOD FOR RAILWAY ROLLING STOCK
28 Jun 2013

RECYCLABILITY AND RECOVERABILITY CALCULATION METHOD FOR RAILWAY ROLLING STOCK

The calculation method is based on the well-known Automotive standard ISO 22628, however it has been developed further in order to take into account the efficiency of recycling and recovery technologi...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am RECYCLABILITY AND RECOVERABILITY CALCULATION METHOD FOR RAILWAY ROLLING STOCK The calculation method is based on the well-known Automotive standard ISO 22628, however it has been developed further in order to take into account the efficiency of recycling and recovery technologi...
UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN THE BERLIN HIGH-LEVEL DIALOGUE ON IMPLEMENTING RIO+20 DECISIONS ON SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND URBAN TRANSPORT
26 Jun 2013

UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN THE BERLIN HIGH-LEVEL DIALOGUE ON IMPLEMENTING RIO+20 DECISIONS ON SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND URBAN TRANSPORT

The Berlin High-level Dialogue on implementing Rio+20 decisions on sustainable cities and urban transport took place on 19-21 June, thereby coinciding with the first anniversary of the Rio+20 conferen...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PARTICIPATES IN THE BERLIN HIGH-LEVEL DIALOGUE ON IMPLEMENTING RIO+20 DECISIONS ON SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND URBAN TRANSPORT The Berlin High-level Dialogue on implementing Rio+20 decisions on sustainable cities and urban transport took place on 19-21 June, thereby coinciding with the first anniversary of the Rio+20 conferen...
CER AND UNIFE HIGHLIGHT NECESSITY OF PREPARING NEW MEMBER STATES FOR EU FUNDS
21 Jun 2013

CER AND UNIFE HIGHLIGHT NECESSITY OF PREPARING NEW MEMBER STATES FOR EU FUNDS

Based on this experience of the 2004 and 2007 enlargements, it can be expected that Croatia too will face such challenges when having access to Cohesion funds after 1 July 2013. The workshop brough...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am CER AND UNIFE HIGHLIGHT NECESSITY OF PREPARING NEW MEMBER STATES FOR EU FUNDS Based on this experience of the 2004 and 2007 enlargements, it can be expected that Croatia too will face such challenges when having access to Cohesion funds after 1 July 2013. The workshop brough...
UNIFE PRESENTATION AT 9TH RAILWAY CONFERENCE – SIL LOGISTICS DIRECTORS SYMPOSIUM
20 Jun 2013

UNIFE PRESENTATION AT 9TH RAILWAY CONFERENCE – SIL LOGISTICS DIRECTORS SYMPOSIUM

“SHIFT2RAIL, a dream that is becoming a reality” added – Massimo Marianeschi – UNIFE General Manager, now that the Commissioners Siim Kallas and Máire Geoghegan-Quinn decided to support polit...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE PRESENTATION AT 9TH RAILWAY CONFERENCE – SIL LOGISTICS DIRECTORS SYMPOSIUM “SHIFT2RAIL, a dream that is becoming a reality” added – Massimo Marianeschi – UNIFE General Manager, now that the Commissioners Siim Kallas and Máire Geoghegan-Quinn decided to support polit...
FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE – RAIL SECTOR NEEDS TECHNICAL PILLAR
05 Jun 2013

FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE – RAIL SECTOR NEEDS TECHNICAL PILLAR

The authorisation and certification processes must be simplified as quickly as possible and the European Railway Agency (ERA) must become progressively a one-stop-shop for authorisation and certificat...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am FOURTH RAILWAY PACKAGE – RAIL SECTOR NEEDS TECHNICAL PILLAR The authorisation and certification processes must be simplified as quickly as possible and the European Railway Agency (ERA) must become progressively a one-stop-shop for authorisation and certificat...
OSIRIS PRESENT AT THE 2013 UITP WORLD CONGRESS IN GENEVA
30 May 2013

OSIRIS PRESENT AT THE 2013 UITP WORLD CONGRESS IN GENEVA

The following day, a presentation on OSIRIS was given by the Project Coordinator, Judit Sandor of UNIFE, who succeeded in gathering a large audience at the ATM stand. Ms. Sandor informed the audience...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am OSIRIS PRESENT AT THE 2013 UITP WORLD CONGRESS IN GENEVA The following day, a presentation on OSIRIS was given by the Project Coordinator, Judit Sandor of UNIFE, who succeeded in gathering a large audience at the ATM stand. Ms. Sandor informed the audience...
OSIRIS WILL BE PRESENT AT THE 60TH UITP WORLD CONGRESS AND MOBILITY & CITY TRANSPORT EXHIBITION
16 May 2013

OSIRIS WILL BE PRESENT AT THE 60TH UITP WORLD CONGRESS AND MOBILITY & CITY TRANSPORT EXHIBITION

This is a unique opportunity for OSIRIS to gain worldwide echo and to promote a discussion among the world’s top political, operational, technical and commercial decision makers. Please feel free...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am OSIRIS WILL BE PRESENT AT THE 60TH UITP WORLD CONGRESS AND MOBILITY & CITY TRANSPORT EXHIBITION This is a unique opportunity for OSIRIS to gain worldwide echo and to promote a discussion among the world’s top political, operational, technical and commercial decision makers. Please feel free...
SECUR-ED MIDTERM CONFERENCE
17 Apr 2013

SECUR-ED MIDTERM CONFERENCE

The event brings together experts from companies and public transport operators from Europe, Asia, and North America to discuss the challenges of public transport security. The conference is of great...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am SECUR-ED MIDTERM CONFERENCE The event brings together experts from companies and public transport operators from Europe, Asia, and North America to discuss the challenges of public transport security. The conference is of great...
RAIL ORGANISATIONS OPPOSED TO CROSS-BORDER USE OF ‘MEGATRUCKS’
15 Apr 2013

RAIL ORGANISATIONS OPPOSED TO CROSS-BORDER USE OF ‘MEGATRUCKS’

The rail sector remains opposed to the concept of cross-border use of megatrucks, believing that their use in this way will start a process that will inevitably lead to a ‘domino effect’ and in ti...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am RAIL ORGANISATIONS OPPOSED TO CROSS-BORDER USE OF ‘MEGATRUCKS’ The rail sector remains opposed to the concept of cross-border use of megatrucks, believing that their use in this way will start a process that will inevitably lead to a ‘domino effect’ and in ti...
UNIFE EMPHASISES THE BENEFITS OF INNOVATION IN SUPPORTING STANDARDISATION AT CEN-CENELEC CONFERENCE
10 Apr 2013

UNIFE EMPHASISES THE BENEFITS OF INNOVATION IN SUPPORTING STANDARDISATION AT CEN-CENELEC CONFERENCE

He highlighted the Railenergy integrated research project which contributed to CEN/CENELEC’s standardisation regarding the calculation of energy consumption for rail rolling stock and specifications...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE EMPHASISES THE BENEFITS OF INNOVATION IN SUPPORTING STANDARDISATION AT CEN-CENELEC CONFERENCE He highlighted the Railenergy integrated research project which contributed to CEN/CENELEC’s standardisation regarding the calculation of energy consumption for rail rolling stock and specifications...
EUROPEAN RAILWAY ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
09 Apr 2013

EUROPEAN RAILWAY ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY

For more information on EUREMCO please visit: http://www.euremco.eu/...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EUROPEAN RAILWAY ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY For more information on EUREMCO please visit: http://www.euremco.eu/...
CLEAN-ER-D – TOWARDS GREENER AND CLEANER RAIL DIESEL VEHICLES
09 Apr 2013

CLEAN-ER-D – TOWARDS GREENER AND CLEANER RAIL DIESEL VEHICLES

For more information on Clean-ER-D please visit: http://www.cleaner-d.eu/...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am CLEAN-ER-D – TOWARDS GREENER AND CLEANER RAIL DIESEL VEHICLES For more information on Clean-ER-D please visit: http://www.cleaner-d.eu/...
EURAXLES: PAVING THE WAY TO ENHANCED RAILWAY SAFETY
09 Apr 2013

EURAXLES: PAVING THE WAY TO ENHANCED RAILWAY SAFETY

In parallel, a method to analyse a fatigue load with variable amplitudes and determine a "fatigue-equivalent load" is being developed… For more information on EURAXLES please visit: http://www.e...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EURAXLES: PAVING THE WAY TO ENHANCED RAILWAY SAFETY In parallel, a method to analyse a fatigue load with variable amplitudes and determine a "fatigue-equivalent load" is being developed… For more information on EURAXLES please visit: http://www.e...
CLEAN EUROPEAN RAIL-DIESEL (CLEANER-D) SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION SEMINAR “TOWARDS GREENER AND CLEANER RAIL DIESEL VEHICLE”
08 Apr 2013

CLEAN EUROPEAN RAIL-DIESEL (CLEANER-D) SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION SEMINAR “TOWARDS GREENER AND CLEANER RAIL DIESEL VEHICLE”

These recommendations and findings are intended to be presented to operators and engine/vehicle manufacturers. Clean European Rail-Diesel (CleanER-D) is a partly European Commission funded collabor...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am CLEAN EUROPEAN RAIL-DIESEL (CLEANER-D) SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION SEMINAR “TOWARDS GREENER AND CLEANER RAIL DIESEL VEHICLE” These recommendations and findings are intended to be presented to operators and engine/vehicle manufacturers. Clean European Rail-Diesel (CleanER-D) is a partly European Commission funded collabor...
IRG-RAIL AND UNIFE DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF EUROPEAN RAIL
26 Mar 2013

IRG-RAIL AND UNIFE DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF EUROPEAN RAIL

“A dialogue between regulatory bodies and the supply industry is vital” said Anna Walker, “we represent different areas of the rail sector, but we share common goals: innovation and growth in Eu...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am IRG-RAIL AND UNIFE DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF EUROPEAN RAIL “A dialogue between regulatory bodies and the supply industry is vital” said Anna Walker, “we represent different areas of the rail sector, but we share common goals: innovation and growth in Eu...
POSITION PAPER – PROPOSAL OF REGULATION ON FLUORINATED GREENHOUSE GASES – COM(2012) 643
14 Mar 2013

POSITION PAPER – PROPOSAL OF REGULATION ON FLUORINATED GREENHOUSE GASES – COM(2012) 643

This goal should be achieved by discouraging the use of F-gases with a high impact on the climate in favour of energy-efficient and safe alternatives, and further improving the containment and end-of-...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am POSITION PAPER – PROPOSAL OF REGULATION ON FLUORINATED GREENHOUSE GASES – COM(2012) 643 This goal should be achieved by discouraging the use of F-gases with a high impact on the climate in favour of energy-efficient and safe alternatives, and further improving the containment and end-of-...
BENEDIKT WEIBEL AND JOHANNES NICOLIN RECEIVE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD 2013
26 Feb 2013

BENEDIKT WEIBEL AND JOHANNES NICOLIN RECEIVE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD 2013

In his speech, he highlighted that “Europe’s railways are on the brink of perhaps the most radical change in their history. The idea of having a real 'European railway' to join up our continent is...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am BENEDIKT WEIBEL AND JOHANNES NICOLIN RECEIVE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD 2013 In his speech, he highlighted that “Europe’s railways are on the brink of perhaps the most radical change in their history. The idea of having a real 'European railway' to join up our continent is...
EU FP7 PROJECTS MERLIN AND ECUC LAUNCHED THEIR WEBSITES: WWW.MERLIN-RAIL.EU AND WWW.ECUC-PROJECT.EU
20 Feb 2013

EU FP7 PROJECTS MERLIN AND ECUC LAUNCHED THEIR WEBSITES: WWW.MERLIN-RAIL.EU AND WWW.ECUC-PROJECT.EU

MERLIN project – Sustainable and intelligent Management of Energy for smarter RaiLway systems in Europe: an INtegrated optimisation approach – aims to investigate and demonstrate the viability of...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EU FP7 PROJECTS MERLIN AND ECUC LAUNCHED THEIR WEBSITES: WWW.MERLIN-RAIL.EU AND WWW.ECUC-PROJECT.EU MERLIN project – Sustainable and intelligent Management of Energy for smarter RaiLway systems in Europe: an INtegrated optimisation approach – aims to investigate and demonstrate the viability of...
THE EUROPEAN RAIL INDUSTRY WELCOMES THE COMMISSION’S PROPOSALS TO MAKE THE RAIL SECTOR MORE EFFICIENT
31 Jan 2013

THE EUROPEAN RAIL INDUSTRY WELCOMES THE COMMISSION’S PROPOSALS TO MAKE THE RAIL SECTOR MORE EFFICIENT

In order to meet the targets of the Commission White Paper on Transport, the modal share of rail must increase and rail has to become the transport mode of choice in Europe. If implemented as proposed...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am THE EUROPEAN RAIL INDUSTRY WELCOMES THE COMMISSION’S PROPOSALS TO MAKE THE RAIL SECTOR MORE EFFICIENT In order to meet the targets of the Commission White Paper on Transport, the modal share of rail must increase and rail has to become the transport mode of choice in Europe. If implemented as proposed...
CLIMATE CHANGE & STANDARDISATION – A SECTOR POSITION PAPER
14 Jan 2013

CLIMATE CHANGE & STANDARDISATION – A SECTOR POSITION PAPER

Standardisation starts with the basic functional requirements at a company or activity level and goes up to European or International Technical Recommendations or standards like UIC Codes, UIC/UNIFE T...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am CLIMATE CHANGE & STANDARDISATION – A SECTOR POSITION PAPER Standardisation starts with the basic functional requirements at a company or activity level and goes up to European or International Technical Recommendations or standards like UIC Codes, UIC/UNIFE T...
INTERNATIONAL RAIL FREIGHT CONFERENCE 2013
11 Jan 2013

INTERNATIONAL RAIL FREIGHT CONFERENCE 2013

The goal of this conference is to offer an opportunity for a dialogue between politicians, railway companies, railway industry and their customers. It will lead to rising railway transport’s prestig...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am INTERNATIONAL RAIL FREIGHT CONFERENCE 2013 The goal of this conference is to offer an opportunity for a dialogue between politicians, railway companies, railway industry and their customers. It will lead to rising railway transport’s prestig...
CER AND UNIFE LAUNCHED THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD WEBSITE
11 Jan 2013

CER AND UNIFE LAUNCHED THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD WEBSITE

Past winners include European ERTMS Corridor Coordinator Karel Vinck (2012), Alstom Senior Vice-President and Technical Advisor François Lacôte Francois Lacôte (2012), former mayor of London Ken Li...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am CER AND UNIFE LAUNCHED THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AWARD WEBSITE Past winners include European ERTMS Corridor Coordinator Karel Vinck (2012), Alstom Senior Vice-President and Technical Advisor François Lacôte Francois Lacôte (2012), former mayor of London Ken Li...
UNIFE WELCOMES RAIL SECTOR COMMITMENT TO ERTMS
16 Apr 2012

UNIFE WELCOMES RAIL SECTOR COMMITMENT TO ERTMS

“Significant progress has been achieved since the signature of the previous Memorandum of Understanding in 2008” explained UNIFE Chairman Henri Poupart-Lafarge. “Whilst the Baseline 3 specificat...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE WELCOMES RAIL SECTOR COMMITMENT TO ERTMS “Significant progress has been achieved since the signature of the previous Memorandum of Understanding in 2008” explained UNIFE Chairman Henri Poupart-Lafarge. “Whilst the Baseline 3 specificat...
UNIFE AND CER WELCOME THE COUNCIL’S GENERAL APPROACH ON TEN-T
22 Mar 2012

UNIFE AND CER WELCOME THE COUNCIL’S GENERAL APPROACH ON TEN-T

At the same time they urge member states to ensure the availability of the necessary financial means to make the proposed networks reality.The TEN-T Guidelines set the strategic framework for transpor...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE AND CER WELCOME THE COUNCIL’S GENERAL APPROACH ON TEN-T At the same time they urge member states to ensure the availability of the necessary financial means to make the proposed networks reality.The TEN-T Guidelines set the strategic framework for transpor...
UNIFE TOP MANAGEMENT ADDRESSES INDUSTRY’S PRIORITIES TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EU TRANSPORT COUNCIL
08 Mar 2012

UNIFE TOP MANAGEMENT ADDRESSES INDUSTRY’S PRIORITIES TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EU TRANSPORT COUNCIL

“The European rail industry is at a turning point of its history. Whilst European companies have built up a global presence, they increasingly face competition from suppliers from other countries. A...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am UNIFE TOP MANAGEMENT ADDRESSES INDUSTRY’S PRIORITIES TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EU TRANSPORT COUNCIL “The European rail industry is at a turning point of its history. Whilst European companies have built up a global presence, they increasingly face competition from suppliers from other countries. A...
WORKING THE SWITCHES FOR THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AGENCY TO BECOMING THE SINGLE RAILWAY AUTHORITY IN EUROPE
27 Feb 2012

WORKING THE SWITCHES FOR THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AGENCY TO BECOMING THE SINGLE RAILWAY AUTHORITY IN EUROPE

In light of the DG MOVE consultation of stakeholders taking place today, CER and UNIFE highlighted their position that ERA should become the single issuing authority for safety certification and autho...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am WORKING THE SWITCHES FOR THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY AGENCY TO BECOMING THE SINGLE RAILWAY AUTHORITY IN EUROPE In light of the DG MOVE consultation of stakeholders taking place today, CER and UNIFE highlighted their position that ERA should become the single issuing authority for safety certification and autho...
EUROPEAN RAIL SECTOR WELCOMES PARLIAMENT’S PROPOSED GOALS FOR THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT AND CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION
15 Dec 2011

EUROPEAN RAIL SECTOR WELCOMES PARLIAMENT’S PROPOSED GOALS FOR THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT AND CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION

In particular, CER and UNIFE welcome the ambition of the European Parliament to set tangible targets for reducing emissions of CO2 from transport by 2020. In doing so, it is crucial to follow the orig...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EUROPEAN RAIL SECTOR WELCOMES PARLIAMENT’S PROPOSED GOALS FOR THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT AND CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION In particular, CER and UNIFE welcome the ambition of the European Parliament to set tangible targets for reducing emissions of CO2 from transport by 2020. In doing so, it is crucial to follow the orig...
WIDER BENEFITS OF HIGH SPEED RAIL CONFIRMED IN NEW STUDIES
09 Dec 2011

WIDER BENEFITS OF HIGH SPEED RAIL CONFIRMED IN NEW STUDIES

The figures are outlined in two new research reports detailing the ways in which railways contribute to a more sustainable transport system. Using case studies and new data, the reports, carried out b...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am WIDER BENEFITS OF HIGH SPEED RAIL CONFIRMED IN NEW STUDIES The figures are outlined in two new research reports detailing the ways in which railways contribute to a more sustainable transport system. Using case studies and new data, the reports, carried out b...
EUROPEAN RAIL SECTOR WELCOMES COMMISSION’S VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT AND CALLS FOR EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION
28 Mar 2011

EUROPEAN RAIL SECTOR WELCOMES COMMISSION’S VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT AND CALLS FOR EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION

The European rail sector fully supports the vision of a competitive and resource-efficient transport system outlined in the document, in particular the targets for the decarbonisation of the transport...
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Add to Calendar Array 07:00 am Array 07:00 am EUROPEAN RAIL SECTOR WELCOMES COMMISSION’S VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT AND CALLS FOR EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION The European rail sector fully supports the vision of a competitive and resource-efficient transport system outlined in the document, in particular the targets for the decarbonisation of the transport...
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