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Freight train

In approximately 6 Months, the Europan Union Agency for Railways will begin to deliver the authorisations for almost all freight wagons in Europe. To provide wagon keepers with a broader overview of the challenges and changes, we are organising workshops focussing on the implementation of the technical pillar of the 4th Railway Package (RP), in particular on the vehicle authorisation process and related topics, such as fees and charges and the ERA One-Stop-Shop IT-portal.

Press releases

CER/ERFA/FEPORT/UIP/UIRR press release: Council abandoning European Combined Transport

10 December 2018 Hits:164

The Council negotiating position (general approach) regarding the amendment of the Combined Transport Directive, adopted on Monday 3 December, would put in danger the currently existing harmonized common market for...


UIP report on the changes in RID 2019

17 January 2019 Hits:18

Report prepared by the UIP Topical Committee Safety The new provisions of the Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID) entered into force on the 1st of...