|Author (Corporate)||European Union Agency for Railways|
|Content Type||Key Source, Website|
Following the entry into force of the technical pillar of the 4th EU Railway Package on 15th June 2016, the European Union Agency for Railways replaced and succeeded the European Railway Agency.
The mission of the European Union Agency for Railways was: 'Making the railway system work better for society'.
To achieve this, the Agency contributed, on technical matters, to the implementation of the European Union legislation aiming at improving the competitive position of the railway sector by:
+ enhancing the level of interoperability of rail systems
In addition, the European Union Agency for Railways has become, from 16 June 2019 onward, the European Authority to:
+ issue single EU-wide safety certificates to railway undertakings
|Subject Categories||Mobility and Transport, Politics and International Relations|