Rail associations link up to make an interoperable railway a reality

Date

19 Oct 2009

Sections

Transport

The European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM), the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and the International Union of Railways (UIC) have announced today that they will be working together more closely on a number of technical issues in the future. The main aim is to provide coordinated support from the industry to the European Railway Agency.
Experts from the European associations CER and EIM, supported by the multi-regional technical body UIC, will work together in the newly launched ‘Coordination Technical Group’ (CTG). The role of the CTG will be to develop common sector positions on technical issues where possible. The new structure will help to develop synergies and increase the efficiency of the existing decision making process. By being able to express joint positions where possible, the input to the ERA’s activities by the railways will be clearer and more coherent […]

Please see the full story in the attached press release from EIM, CER and UIC.

Patrick Keating

Public Affairs Manager

European Rail Infrastructure Managers

phone: +32 2 234 37 70

fax: +32 2 234 37 79 patrick.keating@eimrail.org

www.eimrail.org

Frank Schneider

Press and Communications Manager

Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies

Phone: +32 2 213 08 90

Mobile: +32 473 32 20 94

e-mail frank.schneider@cer.be

www.cer.be
Liesbeth de Jong

Press Relations Manager

International Union of Railways

phone : + 33 1 44 49 2053

e-mail: dejong@uic.org

www.uic.org