Welcome to CER

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) brings together more than 70 railway undertakings, their national associations as well as infrastructure managers and vehicle leasing companies.

The membership is made up of long-established bodies, new entrants and both private and public enterprises, representing 73% of the rail network length, 80% of the rail freight business and about 96% of rail passenger operations in EU, EFTA and EU accession countries.


CER represents the interests of its members towards EU policy makers and transport stakeholders, advocating rail as the backbone of a competitive and sustainable transport system in Europe.

Latest Publications


Road-rail combined transport: America shows the example

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported1 in 2014 a historic record for the number of consignments carried via Rail Intermodal, the equivalent of Road-Rail Combined Transport in Europe on the other side of...[more]

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