Latest publications

  • Video - Euractiv interview 'Over a coffee with Alberto Mazzola'

    Wednesday, 13 October 2021

    In this in-depth interview, CER Executive Director Alberto Mazzola sits with EurActiv reporter Sean Goulding Carroll to discuss all things rail. The conversation covers a wide range of topics including:

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  • Joint Vision for the Sector on Digital Capacity Management

    Monday, 4 October 2021

    The following Joint Vision, endorsed by CER alongside RailNetEurope (RNE), Forum Train Europe (FTE), the Rail Freight Forward initiative (RFF), the European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM), the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) and the International Union of Railways (UIC), lays the ... Read More

  • CER Ticketing Roadmap

    Thursday, 30 September 2021

    European railways realise that the railway system is a fundamental pillar to reach the European carbon emission goals of the ‘European Green Deal’ and therefore we will actively contribute to its successful implementation. In order to achieve the necessary modal shift, we will need to focus on... Read More

  • CER Position - Boosting ERTMS deployment

    Monday, 27 September 2021

    The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) system offers the necessary conditions for uninterrupted, safe, efficient and fast railway services with significant investments needed for its broad deployment.

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  • CER Position - Revision of TEN-T Regulation 1315/2013

    Wednesday, 22 September 2021

    Transport infrastructure policy at EU level is essential for the coordination of important transport projects, the overall development of cross-border and regional infrastructure as well as cohesion and social inclusion.

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  • CER Fact Sheet: The Trans-European Network for Transport: joined up mobility for a connected Europe

    Thursday, 16 September 2021

    With pressure mounting to meet Green Deal objectives and reduce transport-related greenhouse gas emissions by 90% by 2050, resilient rail infrastructure is the basis for the green transport transformation. In this CER Fact Sheet we take a look at the Trans-European Network for Transport (TEN-T... Read More

  • CER Position - Revision of the Combined Transport Directive

    Thursday, 9 September 2021

    CER welcomes the launch of the work on the revision of the Combined Transport Directive and the draft roadmap which the Commission published on 19 August 2021 outlining its intended actions until a legislative proposal comes out in Q4 2022.

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  • CER position on current Subset 119 and Subset 121

    Wednesday, 14 July 2021

    CER does not agree on the versions of the Subsets 119 and 121 becoming mandatory in the TSI 2022 Package as proposed to the  ERA TWG ARCHI by UNISIG.

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  • Carbon pricing as a tool for delivering sustainable mobility

    Tuesday, 13 July 2021

    The European Commission's 'Fit for 55' package is expected to include a number of legislative proposals: from a new revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) to a number of amending directives related to energy policy.

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  • Interim Position Paper on International Rail Passenger Services

    Wednesday, 9 June 2021

    For the past decades, the international rail passenger offering was stagnating in comparison to the constant increase of air travel. In 2019, nearly 1 in 2 air passengers (46%) preferred intra-EU flights while a growth of +8% in the air market was documented between 2017 and 2019.

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