This section features publications (position papers, brochures, reports, studies, etc.) produced by UNIFE on the many activities where UNIFE is active


  • 31/
    Jul 2019

    UNITEL Position Paper - EU funded and coordinated FRMCS pilot projects

    The on-going FRMCS project and Shift2Rail work streams represent important steps in defining the future communication system for railway. However, the railway communication supply industry has identified a major challenge to industrialise the solutions and ensure readiness for a commercial rollout, similar to the challenge faced when GSM-R was introduced. UNIFE is convinced that an initiative to support the first European market application and piloting of FRMCS would represent an essential step to successfully introduce the new communication system into the railway networks. This UNITEL Position Paper on ‘EU funded and coordinated FRMCS pilot projects’ outlines the challenge identified by the railway communication supply industry and highlights the need and purpose of FRMCS pilot projects in moving towards the future communication system for railways

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  • 19/
    Jun 2019

    Dublin Declaration of the European Rail Supply Industry

    More than 200 leaders of the European rail industry gathered in Dublin for the 28th UNIFE General Assembly. To mark this occasion the Members of the UNIFE Presiding Board signed the Dublin Declaration in order to raise the awareness of EU and national decision-makers on the crucial importance of our industry for the sustainable development of our continent and whole planet.

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  • 15/
    Apr 2019

    UNIFE Vision Paper on Digitalisation

    UNIFE’s new Vision Paper on digitalisation outlines the views, priorities and ambitions of the European rail supply industry on digital technologies which are shaping the way our sector is moving forward. UNIFE’s vision focuses on  five major areas – Big Data; Cybersecurity; Artificial Intelligence; New Mobility Services and the Digitalisation of the Freight Logistics Chain – which are contributing to the greatest extent to the digital transformation in the rail sector. With the present Vision Paper, UNIFE aims to bring the European rail supply industry’s views and objectives into the centre of the digital debate, to contribute decisively such discussions, and to effectively engage in a fruitful dialogue with decision-makers and other key stakeholders

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  • 19/
    Mar 2019

    About UNIFE Guide (updated 2019)

    This brochure provides an overview of our activities in the fields of public affairs, standardisation & harmonisation, research & innovation and the IRIS Certification™ system. It also presents UNIFE’s organisational structure and our Committees and Working Groups, as well as our Members and Staff.

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  • 5/
    Feb 2019

    Annual Report 2018

    The UNIFE Annual Report reviews our activities in 2018, focusing on areas ranging from industry policy, trade, R&I, to ERTMS, IRIS Certification, and advocating at the political level for better regulation and investment in favour of rail. 

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  • 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.
    Click here to view the executive summary 

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