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Memorandum of Understanding on the study ‘Smart and Affordable High-Speed Services in the European Union’ signed on 29 June 2022

In the context of the French Presidency of the European Union, the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), the Alliance of Passenger Rail New Entrants in Europe (ALLRAIL), the European Rail Supply Industry (UNIFE) and the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-RAIL), took place in presence of Walter Goetz, Head of Cabinet of the European Transport Commissioner Adina Vălean, during the Connecting Europe Days in Lyon…

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Europe’s Rail publishes its Call for Proposals 2022-1

Projects worth €390 million, against €234 million funding, are expected to be funded under the Europe’s Rail 2022-1 Call for Proposals for Research & Innovation activities, within the framework of the Europe’s Rail Annual Work Programme 2022-2024. The application period is now open and submissions will be accepted until 23 June 2022. Read press release

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Europe’s Rail officially launched during the European Railway Summit in the context of the French Presidency of the European Union

Today, during the European Railway Summit, organised by SNCF in the context of the French Presidency of the European Union, saw the official launch of Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking. During the ceremony, representatives from the European Commission and the rail sector, including Europe’s Rail 25 Founding Members, expressed their expectations for Europe’s largest rail research and innovation programme worth €1.2 billion. The launch ceremony was attended by several Ministers of Transport of the Member States,…

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Worker safety a priority in the European DAC Delivery Programme

The European DAC Delivery Programme (EDDP), enabled by Shift2Rail (S2R), now Europe’s Rail JU, sees a high value in early collaboration with trade unions on DAC-related developments to ensure worker safety is considered at every stage of the process. The trade unions are also actively engaged in this programme, therefore, in summer the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF) joined the EDDP Supervisory Board. ETF represent about 700 000 workers in the railway sector and it…

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Europe’s Rail 2022 Events Calendar

Interested to get an insight into the upcoming year of Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking? Want to find out about our participation to major rail events and meetings across Europe and beyond? Take a look at the overview of our latest events calendar below. More information will be added gradually in the upcoming months. Do not forget to monitor our events calendar directly on the website to stay fully up to date. 2022 EVENTS CALENDAR

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Highlights from the Shift2Rail Innovation Days 2021

The last edition of the Shift2Rail Innovation Days, before we kick-off the new Europe's Rail Innovation Days, were held on 9-10 December bringing together over a thousand participants from across Europe and beyond, as well as more than 40 plenary and 100 webinar session speakers. Thank you to all the viewers and speakers who made the event a success!  WATCH RECORDINGS   The two-day event included the official kick-off by the Deputy Prime Minister of…

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