European policy - dossiers

Activity: 4th Railway Package

11 May 2016 Hits:4591

The Technical Pillar brings a new approach to vehicle authorisation and single safety certification The 4th Railway Package is a set of 6 EU legislative documents focusing on two main priorities for the Single European Railway Area: Technical Harmonisation and Governance Structures.  The Technical Pillar consists of the revision of the Safety and Interoperability Directives and the new Regulation on the European Railway Agency. The Governance Pillar includes Regulations on opening domestic passenger rail markets, and the governance and accounts relationships between RUs and IMs. The 4th Railway Package should provide for a simpler process for vehicle authorisation, safety certification, and smoother implementation of...