Position papers

  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • CER position on the Directive on re-use of public sector information (recast)

    Monday, 3 September 2018

    This document sets out CERs position as regards the legislative proposal for the review of the PSI Directive.

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  • GRB Position Paper - Route Compatibility Check

    Thursday, 19 July 2018

    This position paper sets out the Group of Representative Bodies’ (GRB) view on the general principles for the route compatibility check (RCC) before the use of authorised vehicles as outlined in Article 23 of the Interoperability Directive (EU) 2016/797.

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  • CER-EIM-UIC Position Paper - COR SMD: A European safety Database

    Tuesday, 17 July 2018

    CER, EIM and UIC support a form of enhanced safety management data capture at European level. CER and EIM suggest to openly consider UIC to set up and maintain the European safety database as a neutral service provider for the Agency.

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