Topics

1) TRANSPORT IN THE EU AFTER 2021

  • Review of the previous period and visions after 2021 (presentations of the European Commission, European Parliament, ERA representatives) from the Single European Railway Area point of view
  • Position of the sector organizations
  • Representatives of small operators in passenger and freight transport

2) ERA AS EUROPEAN AUTHORITY

  • Explanation of changes, their implementation and first experience of ERA and the National Railway Authority
  • Vehicles manufactures representatives, significant national operators, infrastructure managers and small operators

3) RESEARCH AND INNOVATION AFTER 2021 – MOTIVATION FOR COUNTRIES FROM CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

  • Review of current results in H2020 and Shift2Rail programmes
  • Rules for new Horizon Europe programme and Shift2Rail2 programme
  • Shift2Rail and Shift2Rail SRG representatives
  • The EU Member States Representatives
  • Presentation of successful projects
  • Testing, support and building of testing facilities
  • Possibilities of exploitation of infrastructure with low density of traffic, sharing of capacities etc.

4) PERSPECTIVE OF TEN-T AND „SILK ROAD“ INTERCONNECTION

  • Presentations of the European Commission, UIC, OSJD, CCTT
  • ERTMS as an interoperability tool
  • Professional association of carriers and infrastructure managers, both national and international

5) FUTURE HIGH SPEED RAIL NETWORK WITHIN THE CEE

  • Situation in CEE
  • Levelling out of the differences in network quality within the Europe
  • Creation of future railway interoperability system
  • Supporting of competitiveness of rail freight transport