• 27/
    APR 2021

    Boosting railway digitalisation thanks to EU Research and Innovation

    As it is becoming increasingly evident that digital connectivity is changing the current transport landscape and its continued development is expanding the demand for mobility, UNIFE held a digital event on 27 April, as part of its year-long 2021 European Year of Rail discussion series, to explore with EU decision makers and high-level industry leaders the impact of European Research and Innovation (R&I) on the continuing implementation of digital tools in European rail transport.

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  • 24/
    MAR 2021

    Adapting Training and Attracting Talent for the European Rail Supply Industry

    Faced with an aging population at a time of rapidly proliferating digitalisation, increasing demand for sustainable mobility options and immediate need for economic recovery following the pandemic, the European Rail Supply Industry is taking the initiative when it comes to preparing students, job seekers and transitioning professionals for impactful, rewarding careers in our sector.

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  • 11/
    MAR 2021

    Technological leadership, global level-playing field and green transition: the rail industrial ecosystem perspective

    Rail is more than just a form of transport - it is key to Europe's sustainable future and continued industrial competitiveness. Technological leadership and a global level-playing field are key to enabling rail to contribute to wider European objectives.

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  • 25/
    FEB 2021

    Getting on Track: Rail & Energy Efficient Solutions for the EU Green Deal

    On 25 February, UNIFE organised a digital event with high level EU officials and sectoral leaders titled "Getting On Track: Rail & Energy Efficient Solutions for the EU Green Deal", focused on the achieving climate neutrality through the joint decarbonisation of the energy and transport sectors. This was the second in a year-long series being held by UNIFE as part of the 2021 European Year of Rail on various topics impacting the European Rail Supply Industry.

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  • 28/
    JAN 2021

    How to boost rail investments with the support of the MFF and the Recovery & Resilience Facility?

    In December 2020, the European Union reached an agreement for an historic Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the 2021-2027 period. Together with the Recovery Package, all EU funding and financing instruments - such as the Recovery & Resilience Facility, CEF, Cohesion Policy Funds including the new Just Transition Fund and InvestEU - will be instrumental in making rail the backbone of Europe’s multimodal transport system, thereby helping Europe achieve its ambitious climate commitments and spur on economic recovery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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.
    Click here to view the executive summary 

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