Articles

24th September 2021

2021 Year of Rail – Bane NOR: the Norwegian railway is on track towards a new future !

From being mechanical and manual, it is becoming high-tech and digital. Bane NOR, the Norwegian Rail Infrastructure Manager, is at the forefront of this development. In […]
20th September 2021

2021 Year of Rail – ERTMS Deployment in Spain: a full commitment and a challenging future

In Spain we share the vision of the European Commission that the deployment of ERTMS is key in order to achieve a single railway area in […]
16th September 2021

2021 Year of Rail : ERTMS – A guide for stakeholders

The European control-command, signalling and communication system (ERTMS) was launched in the early 1990s as a research project by some engineers and evolved over time to become the main flagship initiative of the EU. The objectives of ERTMS are multiple: increase safety and capacity of the railway system, decrease costs due to easier maintenance and ensure a fully interoperable system by replacing the national legacy systems. Furthermore, the EU and the European industry endeavour to establish ERTMS as a global reference.
13th September 2021

2021 Year of Rail – ERTMS, implementation and challenges: an interview with Henri van Houten, chairman of the EIM ERTMS Working Group.

ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System) is the European standard for the Automatic Train Protection (ATP) that allows an interoperable railway system in Europe. Furthermore, ERTMS […]
9th September 2021

Celebrating 2021 Year of Rail: “CEF” connects Poland and Europe and creates better conditions to travel and transport of commodities by rail

Polish railway infrastructure manager – PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. is the largest beneficiary of EU funds from the Connecting Europe Facility financial instrument. The company […]
6th September 2021

2021 Year of Rail: It’s back to school for Infrabel too!

From 1 September, all technical and non-technical training courses at the Infrabel Academy will be centralised on the Brussels West campus as much as possible. It […]
29th July 2021

2021 Year of Rail: Green challenges of rail – EIM’s young professional explains how the EU rail sector is promoting modern and sustainable goals

As the EIM Youth Week has started, let’s take a look to discover how the EU rail sector is young-oriented and is catching up with modernity. […]
26th July 2021

2021 Year of Rail: EIM’s young professional gives his view on summer rail travel and rail infrastructure managers.

Summer is finally here! It is time to get ready, pack your bag and travel in Europe. If you do decide to travel, why not choose […]
28th June 2021

Celebrating 2021 Year of Rail: PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. is modernising Warsaw West Railway Station

PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. (PLK) – Polish railway infrastructure manager – is modernizing the Warsaw West Railway Station. It is one of the largest railway […]
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2021 EUROPEAN YEAR OF RAIL
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