The Voice of European Railways

NAME ACRONYM DESCRIPTION COUNTRY
BDŽ Holding
BDŽ Holding BDŽ The national train operating company for passenger and freight transport in Bulgaria. Bulgaria
BLS
BLS BLS Swiss - partly private - rail company, operating different regional lines in passenger traffic and connecting mainly Italy with northern Europe in freight traffic. Switzerland
Bulmarket
Bulmarket Bulmarket Bulmarket DM Ltd is a freight railway undertaking founded in 1996. The company is based in Bulgaria. Bulgaria
České Dráhy
České Dráhy ČD ČD is the national railway company in Czech Republic providing transport services. Czech Republic
Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois
Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois CFL CFL is the national railway company in Luxembourg, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Luxembourg
CFL cargo
CFL cargo CFL Cargo Rail freight operator based in Luxembourg. Luxembourg
Calea Ferată din Moldova
Calea Ferată din Moldova CFM Calea Ferată din Moldova, Partner of CER, is the Moldovan railway company. CFM operates both passenger and freight trains and manages the railway infrastructure in the Republic of Moldova. Moldova
Compania Nationala de Cai Ferate
Compania Nationala de Cai Ferate CFR CFR is the Infrastructure manager in Romania. Romania
Societatea Natională de Transport Feroviar de Călători
Societatea Natională de Transport Feroviar de Călători CFR Călători CFR Calatori is the national train operating company for passenger transport in Romania. Romania
Societatea Natională de Transport Feroviar de Marfă
Societatea Natională de Transport Feroviar de Marfă CFR MARFA CFR Marfa is the national freight train operating company in Romania. Romania
Comboios de Portugal
Comboios de Portugal CP CP is the national rail transport company in Portugal. Portugal
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn DB DB AG is the national railway company in Germany, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Germany
Danske Statsbaner
Danske Statsbaner DSB DSB is the national rail transport company in Denmark. Denmark
Eurail B.V.
Eurail B.V. Eurail Eurail, partner of CER, is the organisation dedicated to the marketing and management of Eurail and Interrail products. Netherlands
EUROFIMA
EUROFIMA EUROFIMA The European Company for the Financing of Railroad Rolling Stock is a supranational organisation supporting its shareholder railways as well as other railway bodies in renewing and modernising their equipment. Switzerland
	Eurostar
Eurostar Eurostar International passenger rail company connecting France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and the UK on high-speed direct and indirect routes. United Kingdom
Euskotren
Euskotren Euskotren Euskotren is the Basque rail freight and passenger operator. Spain
	Eesti Raudtee
Eesti Raudtee EVR EVR is managing the Estonian rail infrastructure Estonia
FNM Group
FNM Group FNM FNM is the leading integrated sustainable mobility group in the Lombardy Region. It is the first organisation in Italy to combine railway transport services and rail management infrastructure with road transport and motorway infrastructure management. Italy
Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane
Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane FS Italiane FS SpA is the national railway company in Italy, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Italy
Georgian Railway
Georgian Railway GR JSC Georgian Railway, partner of CER, is the national railway undertaking in Georgia, providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Georgia
Györ-Sopron-Ebenfurti Vasút/Raab-Oedenburg-Ebenfurter Eisenbahn
Györ-Sopron-Ebenfurti Vasút/Raab-Oedenburg-Ebenfurter Eisenbahn GySEV/Raaberbahn GySEV/Raaberbahn is a Hungarian/Austrian railway company operating lines between Györ - Sopron and Ebenfurti. Hungary
HELLENIC TRAIN
HELLENIC TRAIN HELLENIC TRAIN Greek passenger and freight railway undertaking. Greece
Hit Rail
Hit Rail Hit Rail Hit Rail, partner of CER since 2023, is a private not-for-profit company providing the European railway sector with commonly defined, collaborative & innovative IT solutions and secure connectivity. Netherlands
	Hekurudha Shqiptare
Hekurudha Shqiptare HSH HSH is the railway company of Albania, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Albania
HUNGRAIL
HUNGRAIL HUNGRAIL The Hungarian Railway Association was established in 2006 with the aim to coordinate national and international activities of its 17 member railway companies, both private and state owned. Hungary
Hrvatske Željeznice Infrastructure
Hrvatske Željeznice Infrastructure HŽ Infrastructure HŽ is the Croatian national railway. Croatia
Hrvatske Željeznice Passenger
Hrvatske Željeznice Passenger HŽ Passenger HŽ is the Croatian national railway. Croatia
Iarnród Éireann
Iarnród Éireann IÉ is the national railway company in Ireland, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Ireland
Israel Railways
Israel Railways ISR Israel Railways corporation Ltd., partner of CER since 2017, is the state-owned principal railway company responsible for all inter-city, commuter, and freight rail transport in Israel. Israel
	Latvijas Dzelzceļš
Latvijas Dzelzceļš LDZ The state joint-stock company LDZ is the largest railway in the Baltic countries. Latvia
Lietuvos Geležinkeliai
Lietuvos Geležinkeliai LTG Lietuvos Geležinkeliai is the largest railway group in the Baltic States, comprising passenger transportation, freight and infrastructure companies. Lithuania
Magyar Államvasutak
Magyar Államvasutak MÁV MÁV is the national railway company in Hungary, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Hungary
Montecargo
Montecargo Montecargo Montecargo is a railway undertaking based in Montenegro which provides rail freight. Montenegro
Mitsui Rail Capital Europe
Mitsui Rail Capital Europe MRCE MRCE is a locomotive leasing company offering its services Europe wide. Netherlands
Nacionalna Kompania Železopatna Infrastruktura
Nacionalna Kompania Železopatna Infrastruktura NRIC NRIC is the Bulgarian national rail infrastructure company. Bulgaria
Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Nederlandse Spoorwegen NS NS is the national railway company in The Netherlands, providing transport services. Netherlands
ÖBB-Holding
ÖBB-Holding ÖBB ÖBB is the national railway company in Austria, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Austria
Organismós Sidirodrómon Elládos
Organismós Sidirodrómon Elládos OSE OSE is the national rail infrastructure manager in Greece. Greece
Piraeus Europe Asia Rail Logistics S.M.S.A.
Piraeus Europe Asia Rail Logistics S.M.S.A. PEARL PEARL's main purpose is to provide rail logistics support and other freight forwarding services from and to Piraeus and other Greek Ports. Greece
Polskie Koleje Państwowe
Polskie Koleje Państwowe PKP PKP is the national railway company in Poland, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Poland
Rail Baltica
Rail Baltica RB Rail RB Rail AS is the joint venture developing the Rail Baltica infrastructure project. Latvia
Rail Delivery Group
Rail Delivery Group RDG RDG brings together all passenger and freight operators in the UK with Network Rail and HS2, providing services and support to groups of members. United Kingdom
Renfe Operadora
Renfe Operadora Renfe RENFE Operadora is the national railway company in Spain providing transport services. Spain
Schweizerische Bundesbahnen / Chemins de Fer Fédéraux Suisses / Ferrovie Federali Svizzere
Schweizerische Bundesbahnen / Chemins de Fer Fédéraux Suisses / Ferrovie Federali Svizzere SBB SBB is the national railway company in Switzerland, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure Switzerland
Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Belges/Nationale Maatschappij der Belgische Spoorwegen
Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Belges/Nationale Maatschappij der Belgische Spoorwegen SNCB/NMBS BELGIUM National railway undertaking in Belgium, providing both passenger and freight services. Belgium
Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français
Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français SNCF SNCF is the national railway company in France, providing both transport services and managing rail infrastructure. France
Slovenske Železnice
Slovenske Železnice SŽ is the national railway company in Slovenia, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Slovenia
Správa Železnic
Správa Železnic SŽCZ SŽCZ is the infrastructure manager in the Czech Republic Czech Republic
Tågföretagen
Tågföretagen ASTOC Tågföretagen is the trade and employers' association formed through a merger of the Association of Swedish Train Operating Companies (ASTOC) and the rail transport companies within Almega. Sweden
Schweizerische Trassenvergabestelle
Schweizerische Trassenvergabestelle TVS Swiss capacity allocation body (successor of Trasse Schweiz). Switzerland
	JSC “Ukrainian Railways”
JSC “Ukrainian Railways” UZ JSC “Ukrainian Railways”, partner of CER, is the national railway of Ukraine. Ukraine
Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen
Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen VDV VDV is the organisation for Germany’s public transport companies and rail freight transport companies. Germany
VPE Rail Capacity Allocation Nonprofit Ltd.
VPE Rail Capacity Allocation Nonprofit Ltd. VPE VPE is the Hungarian Railway Capacity Allocator. Hungary
VR-Yhtymä Oy
VR-Yhtymä Oy VR Group VR Group is the leading rail operator in Finland providing travel, logistics and infrastructure engineering service. Finland
Vy
Vy Vy Vy is Norway's state owned transport group, covering rail passenger services, bus services, freight transport and mobility & tourism. Norway
Fachverband der Schienenbahnen
Fachverband der Schienenbahnen WKO Fachverband der Schienenbahnen is an association of Austrian railway and public transport companies. Austria
Željeznice Federacije Bosne I Hercegovine
Željeznice Federacije Bosne I Hercegovine ŽFBH ŽFBH are the railways of Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnia and Herzegovina
Željeznička Infrastruktura Crne Gore
Željeznička Infrastruktura Crne Gore ŽICG ZICG is the rail infrastructure manager in Montenegro. Montenegro
Željeznice Republike Srpske
Željeznice Republike Srpske ŽRS ŽRS is the railway company of the Republic of Srpska, both providing transport services and managing rail infrastructure. Bosnia and Herzegovina
JP za zeleznicka infrastruktura Železnici na Republika Severna Makedonija
JP za zeleznicka infrastruktura Železnici na Republika Severna Makedonija ŽRSM Infrastructure ŽRSM Infrastructure is the Republic of North Macedonia's railway company managing rail infrastructure. North Macedonia
Železnici na Republika Severna Makedonija Transport
Železnici na Republika Severna Makedonija Transport ŽRSM-Transport Railways of the Republic of North Macedonia Transport JSC Skopje is the country's freight and passenger railway operator. North Macedonia
Infrastruktura Železnica Srbije
Infrastruktura Železnica Srbije ŽS Infrastructure Infrastructure of Serbian Railways JSC is the manager of the rail infrastructure of Serbia. Serbia
Srbija Voz
Srbija Voz SV Passenger operator of Serbia. Serbia
Železnice Slovenskej Republiky
Železnice Slovenskej Republiky ŽSR ŽSR is the rail infrastructure manager in Slovakia. Slovakia
Železničná Spoločnosť Slovensko
Železničná Spoločnosť Slovensko ŽSSK ZSSK is the national rail passenger operator in Slovakia. Slovakia
Železničná Spoločnost' Cargo Slovakia
Železničná Spoločnost' Cargo Slovakia ZSSK CARGO ZSSK Cargo is the national rail freight operator in Slovakia. Slovakia

Becoming a member

CER membership is open to enterprises who are involved in rail services (passenger, freight and/or infrastructure) and are based in Europe.

Our members benefit from:

  • A well-known and established voice representing the sector’s interests at EU level
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  • Access to numerous working groups shaping sector positions in different areas
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  • A unique peer-to-peer network

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