The International Union of Railways and the European Union Agency for Railways have signed a coordination framework to contribute to railway safety, interoperability, and technical harmonisation.
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The European Commission's ‘Fit for 55’ regulatory package will be crucial in the transition to sustainable mobility in Europe.
Shift2Rail and the UIC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support the competitiveness of the railway sector by accelerating the market uptake of innovative solutions.
Britain’s rail infrastructure operator has joined railway organisations from around the world in signing the UIC's Climate Declaration to further commit to tackling climate change.
UIC has welcomed the new French law, which restricts domestic flights in favour of promoting rail, as it sends a very clear message on the urgent need for modal shift to rail.
4SECURail has successfully designed a Computer Security Incident Response Team for rail cyber-security and a Formal Methods Demonstrator for improved railway signalling systems.
As part of the EU's 'Year of Rail', RZD will support the global trend of the European Green Deal in decarbonising transport.
OSDM is the new industry European-wide standard for ticket sales, reservations and prices distribution.
The 5GRAIL project will aim to validate the first FRMCS specifications by developing and testing prototypes for the FRMCS ecosystem for both trackside infrastructure and on-board use.
Rail Freight Forward members and sector associations have welcomed an MoU for the development of European Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) for rail freight.
The document explores how the rail sector fought against the impact of COVID-19 and how the industry can build 'RAILsilience' together.
The rail and public transport bodies have issued the statement to advocate for the continued support of rail transport as a solution to the climate crisis.
The new Electronic Ticket Control Database (ETCD) will improve the ability of railway companies to issue and control rail passenger tickets across multiple countries and will increase security and help prevent fraud.
The joint statement highlights the importance of the transportation sector and suggests best practice measures to ensure its continuity amidst COVID-19.
The UIC's 2020 to 2022 Work Programme aims to give a global overview of the key challenges, events and deliverable projects for rail that it will focus on.