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Profile of registrant

GEIE des Utilisateurs d'ERTMS

Identification number in the register: 332156711789-52
Registration date: 03/09/13 15:56:57

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/08/14 14:10:27
The date of the last annual update was 19/08/14 14:10:27

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: GEIE des Utilisateurs d'ERTMS
Acronym: EUG
Legal status: European Economic Interest Grouping
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Michel Ruesen
Position: Managing Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Michel Ruesen
Position: Managing Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 123-133 Rue Froissart 
Bruxelles 1040
Telephone number: (+32) 26739933
Fax number: (+32) 26734150
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The object of the EUG is, on the one hand, to support its members in the implementation and further deployment of a joint railway train safety/control system for the purposes of permitting interoperability in Europe, and on the other hand the administration of the funds allocated at an European level in addition to national funding.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 9
Complementary information: Two technical directors, five lead engineers, a financial manager and the managing director are full time working on TEN-T projects financed by the EU

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

TEN-T projects in the field of ERTMS, i.e. 2007-EU-60040-P, 2009-EU-600126-S, 2011-EU-60013-S and 2012-EU-60022-S.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Trans-European Networks


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 9
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • Trafikverket (0 members)
  • Banedanmark (0 members)
  • Network Rail Infrastructure (0 members)
  • ProRail (0 members)
  • Deutsche Bahn (0 members)
  • Infrabel (0 members)
  • Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) (0 members)
  • Administrador De Infraestructuras Ferroviarias (ADIF) (0 members)
  • Rete ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) (0 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information: Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) from Switzerland and Jernbanverket (Norway), not being able to be a member of a European Economic Interest Grouping, are railways who have entered into a cooperation agreement with the EUG.


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

EUG does not belong to any association, federation or confederation, however advises the Community of European Railways (CER), the European (rail) Infrastructure Managers (EIM) and the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) in the field of ERTMS.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 2,365,958
of which public financing: 978,230
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 978,230
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 1,387,728
- donations:
- contributions from members: 1,387,728
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.