• 23/
    JUN 2016

    2016 UNIFE General Assembly held in Amsterdam

    Over 180 leaders of the European rail supply industry gathered today in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on the occasion of the 2016 European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) General Assembly (22-24 June 2016). The Netherlands has one of the most dense and highly used railway networks in Europe, with nearly all of its cities and towns connected by its nearly 7,000km of track (with the second highest percentage of track electrification in Europe).

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  • 21/
    JUN 2016

    Railway Sector Declaration on Boosting International Rail Freight

    Today the rail sector and its customers, represented by CER, CLECAT, EIM, ERFA, ERTMS Users Group, ESC, UIP, UIRR, and UNIFE, and supported by the Rail Freight Corridors, presented a declaration at the TEN-T Days in Rotterdam, committing themselves to the aim of enhancing the competitiveness of the Rail Freight Corridors for the benefit of all customers, and to improving the quality, reliability and efficiency of transporting goods by rail across Europe.

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  • 09/
    JUN 2016

    European Parliament votes to bolster European rail supply industry

    Members of the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to adopt the Resolution on the Competitiveness of the European Rail Supply Industry. This Resolution, prepared by Rapporteur Martina Werner (MEP, S&D, Germany), emphasises the strategic importance of the European rail supply industry to the EU economy and puts forward concrete proposals that could be undertaken by the EU institutions to boost the competitiveness of the European industry in the face of aggressive Asian competition.

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UNIFE Research & Innovation Activities


This publication provides an overview of UNIFE’s research and innovation activities, including the European research projects with direct UNIFE involvement from the EU’s Framework Programmes for Research (FP7, Horizon2020) and Shift2Rail. Read more

UNIFE Involved


  • 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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