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Release of the new UNIFE Annual Report

21/01/2015

 The UNIFE Annual Report provides information on UNIFE's activities in 2014 (and ongoing), which includes participation in numerous European Research projects, promoting European standards and ERTMS deployment, as well as advocating at the political level for better regulation and investment in favour of rail

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  • Open letter on the Commission proposal for a Regulation establishing a European Fund for Strategic Investments

    10/02/2015

    The undersigned stakeholder associations highlight the important need for investment in transport infrastructure. In the TEN-T Guidelines, the European Parliament and Member States have agreed on a policy that is to guide decisions as to which transport projects should receive funding as a matter of priority.

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  • Lord Andrew Adonis and Alexander Neumeister receive the European Railway Award 2015

    21/01/2015

    The European Railway Award 2015 was presented today to Lord Andrew Adonis, former Secretary of State for Transport in the UK (2009-2010), and to industrial designer Alexander Neumeister.

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  • UNIFE stresses the importance of eliminating barriers to access to the Japanese rail market for EU suppliers in the ongoing FTA negotiations with Japan

    17/10/2014

    Following the agreement of the Member States to accept the Commission’s proposal to lift the EU objection to the delisting of three Japanese Railways (JR East, Central and West), the European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) calls on the EU negotiating party to make efforts to guarantee market access opportunities for European suppliers in rail transport procurement in Japan.

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  • UNIFE & Romanian Rail Industry Association urge investment of EU Structural Funds in Rail

    08/10/2014

    BUCHAREST—On the occasion of the Club Feroviar & AIF “Railway Days Wider Black Sea Area Railway Investment Summit” in Bucharest, UNIFE, in support of its Associated Member, the Romanian Railway Industry Association, AIF, would like to bring attention to the challenging situation and outlook of the Romanian Rail system with regard to the draft General Transport Master Plan outlined by the current Romanian Government which proposes a drastic reduction in the existing railway lines in the country.

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  • Rail Sector Urgently Needs Adoption of Technical Pillar of the Fourth Railway Package

    06/10/2014

    On 8 October, EU Transport Ministers will meet in Brussels to discuss the Fourth Railway Package. In view of this important meeting, UNIFE and CER reiterate the European rail sector´s concerns on the lack of action on the Package’s Technical Pillar (i.e. the revision of the Regulation establishing a European Railway Agency, the Directive on rail interoperability and the Directive on rail safety).

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SHIFT²RAIL

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    06/10/2014

    Launch of the Shift2Rail Call for Associated Members. The text of the Call and its Annexes can be downloaded here 

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WRMS

  • World Rail Market Study

    The Study is a reference for the rail sector and is regularly referred to as a standard set of data for the rail supply industry

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