Press Releases

28th June 2018

EIM TSG elects its Vice-Chairs

The EIM Technical Steering Group (TSG) elected as Vice-Chairs Francisco José Contreras Martinez from the International Department at the Spanish rail Infrastructure Manager ADIF, and Jean-Marc Pourchier, Interoperability Manager at the French rail Infrastructure Manager SNCF Réseau (FR). They will support Andy Doherty, the Chair of EIM’s TSG Chair and Chief Technical Officer of the British rail Infrastructure Manager Network Rail (UK) in his duties.
14th June 2018

EIM re-elects President and elects two Vice-Presidents

Today, the General Assembly of EIM unanimously re-elected Pier Eringa, Chief Executive Officer of the Dutch rail Infrastructure Manager ProRail, as EIM President. EIM’s General Assembly also elected two EIM Vice-Presidents, Miguel Nieto Menor, Director General of the Spanish rail Infrastructure Manager ADIF (ES) and Graham Hopkins, Group Director of Safety, Technical & Engineering of the British rail Infrastructure Manager Network Rail (UK).
7th June 2018

EIM welcomes the Commission’s proposal on CEF 2021-2027

On 6th June, the European Commission presented its proposal for the Connecting Europe Facility Regulation as part of the next Multiannual Financial Framework for the period of 2021-2027. The proposal foresees €12.8 billion for the general CEF Transport envelope, €11.3 billion for the contribution from the Cohesion Fund, and €6.5 billion for the military mobility.
27th April 2018

EIM supports the “Ljubljana Declaration” on CEF

EIM supports the “Ljubljana Declaration” with 45 Stakeholders members of the CEF Transport Campaign
7th December 2017

EIM and its Members Bane NOR, ProRail and SNCF Reseau participated at the Rail Freight Day, which took place on 7th December 2017 in Vienna

For the fourth year in a row, the rail freight community gathered in Vienna for the annual Rail Freight Day. Organised by the European Commission (DG MOVE) and RailNetEurope (RNE), the Event brought together more than one hundred delegates among stakeholders and actors from the rail sector to discuss the most compelling issues for rail freight in Europe.
15th November 2017

EIM elects new President

Today, the General Assembly of EIM unanimously elected Pier Eringa, CEO of ProRail, the rail infrastructure manager in the Netherlands.
21st September 2017

The campaign ‘’More EU budget for transport – The best investment plan for Europe’’ launched at the Connecting Europe event

On 21st June 2017 in Tallinn, 30 associations representing the transport & mobility sector – the cross-mode ‘’CEF Transport Coalition’’ – joined forces to call on the European Union’s institutions to secure and foster investments for transport in the future.
12th August 2017

EIM re-appointed Vice-President

Today, the General Assembly of EIM unanimously re-elected Lena Erixon, Director-General of Trafikverket, the Swedish Transport Administration as EIM Vice-President for a 2 year mandate.
14th December 2016

4th Railway Package – EIM welcomes increased role of the infrastructure manager

Today, the European Parliament approved the Council’s Common Position on the Market Pillar of the Fourth Railway Package. The approval by the Parliament marks the end of four years of intense negotiations. The text will now undergo some minor procedural steps and is expected to be published in the EU Official Journal shortly.