On 9 November 2018, the Railway Interoperability and Safety Committee (RISC) voted unanimously to adopt a new Implementing Regulation setting out important steps in the field of interoperability and the related European processes, which will come into effect with the Fourth Railway Package in June 2019.
An investment programme by rail transport company Ukraine Railways (UZ) is to receive a major boost in the form of a US$ 150 million senior loan from the EBRD. The loan will be used to acquire up to 6,500 general purpose open freight gondola-type wagons through an open international tender.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing Austrian company KTM AG with a €120 million loan to develop its research and innovation activity. This loan is backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment Plan for Europe – the Juncker Plan.
A summary of the consideration of the amendments is now available.
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 conference will present the opportunity to discuss current challenges with representatives from the public and private sector – including passenger rights organisations – bearing in mind the advance of new technologies and the European legal framework on EU-wide Multimodal Travel Information Services.