ERRAC - The European Rail Research Advisory Council

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ERRAC was set up in 2001 with the ambitious goal of creating a single European body with both the competence and capability to help revitalise the European rail sector and make it more competitive, by fostering increased innovation and guiding research efforts at European level. Within ERRAC, all major rail stakeholders are gathered. ERRAC includes 45 representatives from each of the major European rail research stakeholders: manufacturers, operators, infrastructure managers, the European Commission, EU Member States, academics and users’ groups. ERRAC covers all forms of rail transport: from conventional, high speed and freight applications to urban and regional services.

IN BRIEF

  • Coordinator: UITP, International Association for Public Transport
  • Partners: CER, EFRTC, EIM, EPF, EPTTOLA, ERFA, EURNEX, F&L, UIC, UIP, UIRR, UNIFE

More information: www.errac.org

ERRAC was co-funded by the European Commission under the 7th Research and Technological Development Framework Programme, Research and Innovation Directorate General.

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