Latest publications

  • Progress report on the Sector Statement on boosting rail freight

    Thursday, 6 December 2018

    In 2016 Ministers of Transport signed the so-called ‘Rotterdam Declaration’, in which they wished to express their strong support for the development of international rail freight transport and in particular for the continuation of the market-oriented development of the Rail Freight Corridors.... Read More

  • EU Strategy for long-term greenhouse gas emissions reductions – The crucial role of rail

    Thursday, 29 November 2018

    Welcoming the newly published initiative on a long-term EU Strategy for emissions reductions, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), the Association of the European rail infrastructure managers (EIM) and the Association of the... Read More

  • Put Europe "on track" to achieve climate-neutral transport

    Wednesday, 10 October 2018

    Transport emissions are the main obstacle in delivering the EU's climate commitments. Rail, on the other hand, is leading the way to climate-neutral mobility in Europe: it is the only mode reducing its emissions and already delivering zero-emission transport.

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  • Electronic freight transport information (eFTI)

    Wednesday, 10 October 2018

    This CER position paper examines Commission proposal COM(2018)279 for a Regulation on electronic freight transport information (eFTI Proposal). CER agrees with the Commission’s proposal that the acceptance of regulatory data in “electronic” format by authorities is one important prerequisite for... Read More

  • Exchange of domestic tariff data - NeTEx standard

    Monday, 8 October 2018

    In the framework of the TAP TSI revision activity, the European Union Agency for Railways launched a study to analyse domestic tariffs of European railways in order to check whether they can be accommodated in NeTEx (CEN/TS 16614-3:2014) standards, or, otherwise, to provide mitigation measures... Read More

  • Joint Statement - Directive on representative actions

    Monday, 8 October 2018

    CER and the associations AIRE, Airlines 4 Europe, AmCham EU, Bitkom, DIGITALEUROPE, EDiMA, EFPIA, European Banking Federation, European Justice Forum, IATA, MedTech Europe and U.S.

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  • CER Position Paper - New Deal for Consumers

    Monday, 1 October 2018

    CER acknowledges the need for the EU legislative acquis to guarantee to all citizens the highest degree of protection against corporate misbehavior: the railway sector strongly supports this line of thought and believes that the right regulatory environment, coupled with joint industry-consumers... Read More

  • The Strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reductions

    Friday, 28 September 2018

    CER welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to present a strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions in accordance with the Paris Agreement.

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  • Joint letter on accessibility in CEF

    Tuesday, 11 September 2018

    In the context of the ongoing discussions on the new budget proposal for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), CER joined up with AGE Platform Europe, the European Disability Forum (EDF) and the European Passengers' Federation (EPF) to highlight the need for a coherent CEF in addressing and... Read More

  • CER Position Paper - Commission Proposal on Connecting Europe Facility

    Monday, 10 September 2018

    CER welcomes the Commission proposal establishing the Connecting Europe Facility but feels that the proposed budgetary resources for transport of EUR 30.6 billion are not sufficient.

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