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


  • 20/
    Oct 2020

    UNIFE Vision on Cyber-Security in Railways

    Cyber-security is gaining importance across society. The Digital Single Market Strategy of the EU is tasked with establishing harmonised processes and solutions when formulating the cyber-security legislation. This vision, developed by the UNIFE Cyber-security Working Group, presents the European rail supply industry assessment of challenges posed by cyber-securing Europe’s railway system and aims to set priorities and targets for the short-, medium- and long-term. These will serve as the basis for further engagements with the EU institutions and the other rail stakeholders.

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  • 6/
    Jul 2020

    UNIFE Vision Paper on Digitalisation - Second Chapter

    Digitalisation is one of the major cornerstone of the European Commission’s mandate. Fostering digital transformation in all sectors is regarded as key to unlock Europe’s technological potential and supporting sustainable growth.
    UNIFE’s 2nd Vision Paper brings the digital priorities of the European rail supply industry at the centre of the current EU initiatives on data, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. With this thoroughly researched document, UNIFE aims at demonstrating how rail is fully fit for driving the digital transformation. Our views and recommendations are also presented for a number of newly-identified digital trends, such as ‘’5G Connectivity’’, ‘’Blockchain’’ and ‘’Digital Twins’’.

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  • 29/
    Jun 2020

    Rail sector joins forces to contribute to sustainable and smart mobility in Europe

    The statement has been prepared by UNIFE together with the associations CER and EIM to collectively present the rail sector’s views, expectations and priorities for DG MOVE’s forthcoming ‘’sustainable and smart mobility’’ strategy, as well as to outline the assets rail transport can bring to the European Green Deal.

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  • 6/
    Apr 2020

    Joint letter I Implementation of the 4th Railway Package’s Technical Pillar

    The Fourth Railway Package Technical Pillar has undoubtably been the priority subject regarding technical railway regulation development in recent years. A prerequisite for the success of the Fourth Railway Package Technical Pillar is the smooth transition to the new regime.

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  • 24/
    Mar 2020

    COVID-19 | Transport keeps us going

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

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UNIFE Involved


  • World Rail Market Study

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

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