The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) delivers first vehicle authorisation – three weeks after becoming European authorising entity for rail traffic in Europe.
From 16 June 2019 onwards, the EU Agency for Railways (ERA) is entering a new era of single and simplified authorisation and certification processes in Europe. The European Union Agency for Railways takes responsibility for vehicle authorisation, safety certification, and ERTMS trackside approval.
The Joint Network Secretariat (JNS) has issued the European Action Plan containing short-term risk mitigation measures on the use of pocket wagons. All the railway players across Europe are committed to maintaining rail as the safest land transport mode.
The Director General of Rail Transport Sector of Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) Yrjö Mäkelä and ERA’s Executive Director, Josef Doppelbauer signed a cooperation agreement between the European Union Agency for Railways and the Transport and Communications Agency of Finland in Helsinki.
The President of the Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport (ILT) Roeland Nieuweboer and ERA’s Executive Director, Josef Doppelbauer signed a cooperation agreement between the European Union Agency for Railways and the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate of the Netherlands in Utrecht.
Participants: Reserved to nominated EUDG members. If applicable, please request for your nomination using the dedicated template (see invitation) before registration to this event
The EUDG members contribute to the maintenance and continuous improvement of the Inland TDG Risk Management Framework, including the development of reference material, in order to facilitate the implementation of the framework.
Workshop on safety culture assessment aiming to produce guidelines on safety culture assessment. Material developed during this event will be tested within Nordjyske Jernbaner (DK).
Mme. Élisabeth Borne, French Minister of Transport and Cabinet Member of the French Government, and Dr. Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Railways sign Headquarters Agreement in Valenciennes today.
Activities focus on evaluating safety culture and implementing training on safety leadership in EU railways.
The European Union Agency for Railways, in the scope of the EUMedRail project, co-organised with the Ministry of Transport and Egyptian National Railways a seminar on rail accidents investigations and safety culture last 22nd and 23rd January 2019 in Cairo. This event aimed to reinforce the exchange of views between the EU and Egyptian authorities and to promote the understanding of human factors issues faced in the investigation of railway accidents.
The seminar aims to share theoretical and practical knowledge relating to the integration of human and organisational factors across European railways. Recognised academics and professionals will present the latest thinking, experience and best practice to foster discussions on the challenges facing the rail industry.
In this workshop ERA is delivering presentations on the changes to the 4th Railway Package (4th RP) Changes, SSC and VA processes, ERTMS, the OSS, Route Compatibility and Human and Organisational Factors.
The Agency’s Management Board adopted the Consolidated Annual Activity Report 2017 in its meeting on 26 June 2018, including the analysis and assessment of this report by the MB. The Annual Activity Report describes and details the achievements and initiatives of ERA’s activities as well as the financial and human resources spent during the year.