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Workshop on rail noise

Brussels, 27 April 2010

The Commission organised a workshop on rail noise on 27 April 2010 which was attended by about 70 experts from the Member States, the rail sector, manufacturing industry and the European Railway Agency.

The objective of the workshop was threefold :

  • Present the results of the study on Noise Differentiated Track Access Charges (NDTAC)
  • Inform of the state of play of the developments at the EU level of the homologation of LL-blocks
  • Review existing measures at national level


Related documents

Final agenda pdf - 12 KB [12 KB]

List of participants pdf - 13 KB [13 KB]

Session 1:Presentation of the results of the NDTAC study pdf - 564 KB [564 KB]

Session 1:Sector position on NDTAC ppt8 - 376 KB [376 KB]

Session 2:ERA presentation on composite brake blocks ppt8 - 2 MB [2 MB]

Session 2:ICER presentation on LL blocks (manufacturer's perspective) ppt8 - 6 MB [6 MB]

Session 2:UIC presentation on LL brake blocks:process of homologation pdf - 559 KB [559 KB]

Session 3:Presentation on the Silent Rhine project ppt8 - 5 MB [5 MB]

Session 3:Presentation on the Dutch Whispering Train programme ppt8 - 5 MB [5 MB]

Conclusions and next steps, DG MOVE pdf - 33 KB [33 KB]